White-fronted Spider Monkey

name = White-fronted Spider MonkeyMSW3 Groves|pages=150]
status = EN
status_system = iucn3.1
trend = down
status_ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Brazil Threatened Species Workshop participants (December 2002)|year=2003|id=2276|title=Ateles belzebuth|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is vulnerable]
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Primates
familia = Atelidae
genus = "Ateles"
species = "A. belzebuth"
binomial = "Ateles belzebuth"
binomial_authority = É. Geoffroy, 1806

The White-fronted Spider Monkey ("Ateles belzebuth") is a species of spider monkey, a type of New World monkey, from Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. They live in groups of 20 to 40 individuals, splitting into small parties of 1 to 9 when in activity. [cite book | title = Neotropical Rainforest Mammals | year = 1997 | author = Louise Emmons and Francois Feer]


External links

*ARKive - [http://www.arkive.org/species/GES/mammals/Ateles_belzebuth/ images and movies of the white-bellied spider monkey "(Ateles belzebuth)"]

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