Taxon profile


Brown Capuchin
Sapajus apella (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cebus apella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Black-capped Capuchin
= Guianan Brown Capuchin
= Tufted Capuchin

Least Concern LC


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Sapajus apella apella (Linnaeus, 1758) - Guyana Brown Capuchin

Sapajus apella apella

subspecies Sapajus apella margaritae (Hollister, 1914) - Margarita Island Capuchin

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 Cebus apella Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [77:kapuzineraffe-cebus-apella&Itemid=235]

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 Cebus apella (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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