Taxon profile


Golden-handed Tamarin
Saguinus midas (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Cebidae - new world monkeys »  genus Saguinus - Tamarins »  subgenus Saguinus

Scientific synonyms

Simia midas Linnaeus, 1758
Midas midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Marikina midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mystax midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sagouin midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tamarin midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Leontocebus midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sagoinus midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Leontopithecus midas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hapale midas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Midas Tamarin
= Red-handed Tamarin
= Yellow-handed Tamarin

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal

Saguinus midas - Golden-handed Tamarin

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Taxon in country check-lists


Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Saguinus midas Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [82:rothandtamarin-saguinus-midas&Itemid=234]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Saguinus midas (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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