Taxon profile


Common Squirrel Monkey
Saimiri sciureus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Other names

= South American Squirrel Monkey

Least Concern


juvenile animal


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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Saimiri sciureus albigena Pusch, 1942
subspecies Saimiri sciureus cassiquiarensis (Lesson, 1840) - Humboldt's Squirrel Monkey
subspecies Saimiri sciureus macrodon Elliot, 1907 - Ecuadorian Squirrel Monkey
subspecies Saimiri sciureus sciureus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Guyana Squirrel Monkey

Saimiri sciureus sciureus - Guyana Squirrel Monkey

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41537]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Saimiri sciureus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Saimiri sciureus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Saimiri sciureus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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