Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey

Taxobox | name = Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey
status = CR
trend = unknown
status_system = iucn3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Primates
familia = Atelidae
genus = "Oreonax"
genus_authority = Thomas, 1927
species = "O. flavicauda"
binomial = "Oreonax flavicauda"
binomial_authority = (Humboldt, 1812)

The Yellow-tailed Woolly monkey, "Oreonax flavicauda", is a New World primate endemic to Peru. It is a rare species found only in the Peruvian Andes, with less than 250 individuals in the wild. It belongs in the monotypic genus "Oreonax" within the Atelidae family, but has been classified as a member of the genus "Lagothrix" with the rest of the woolly monkeys.

References

* Listed as Critically Endangered (CR B1+2abcde, C2a v2.3)
* [http://www.natureserve.org/infonatura/ Infonatura]

External links

* [http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/factsheets/links/oreonax Primate Info Net "Oreonax" Factsheets]


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