Taxon profile


Golden Lion Tamarin
Leontopithecus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Cebidae - new world monkeys »  genus Leontopithecus - lion tamarins

Scientific synonyms

Callithrix rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Cercopithecus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Hapale marikina (Lesson, 1840)
Hapale rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Jacchus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Leontideus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Leontocebus leoninus Pocock, 1914
Leontocebus pithecus marikina (Lesson, 1840)
Leontocebus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Leontopithecus aurora Elliot, 1913

Other names

= Golden Marmoset

Type taxon of:Leontopithecus Lesson, 1844 (Leontopithecus marikina Lesson, 1840)


juvenile animal

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [11506]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Leontopithecus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Leontopithecus rosalia Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Leontopithecus rosalia (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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