Callicebus personatus is allopatric with the C. moloch and C. torquatus (Kinzey and Becker Little information on reproduction in C. personatus is available. Northern masked titi W Callicebus personatus W Diet W Rainfall W Seasonality The New World titi monkeys (Callicebus) are predominantly frugivorous, but. Descriptions and articles about the Northern Masked Titi, scientifically known as Callicebus personatus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distr.

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If the problem persists, let us know. Start Here No thanks. Two major types of activity have been observed in masked titis. Back to search Esc. Atlantic titis are opportunistic feeders.

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Their existence is completely dependent on their ability to successfully reside in disturbed forests.

The evolution dallicebus these coat colors is termed metachromism. Create a Free Account. Mammal Species of the World: Masked titis are an important and charismatic component of a critically endangered habitat, making them potentially valuable to ecotourism. This page was last edited on 9 Novemberpersonatks As previously mentioned, they feed opportunistically and therefore will reside in whatever forest has the most food available.

Titis will feed on fruit from 27 different plant species but the bulk of their diet comes from only a small number of species including Manilkara paraensis Sapotaceae Kinzey and Becker, Masked titis do have territorial displays throughout the day.


The Atlantic titi or masked titi Callicebus personatus is a species of titia type of New World monkeyendemic to Brazil. It is not customary to find them on the forest floor. Masked titis are tree monkeys. Sign in to our Contributor site. Pegsonatus doesn’t cover psrsonatus species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

The second upper incisor is staggered behind the first. Accessed December 31, at https: Already have an account?

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it fallicebus be completely wrong. The second activity pattern contained three feeding periods also separated by resting periods.

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It has been documented that they can be geophagic meaning that at times they eat soil. Johns Hopkins University Press. These include the following: Their food choices are not usually very selective, but they are frugivoroususually eating fleshy fruits, seeds, and leaves. Barbara Brown’s titi C.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For many years, researchers believed that geophagy might be have been used by the masked titi’s as a sodium supplement as their high foliage diets were quite low in sodium.

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Positive Masked titis are an important and charismatic component of a critically endangered habitat, making them potentially valuable to ecotourism. The following 2 pages uses this file: The characteristic resting position is the hunched body with all four limbs brought together on the branch as the tail hangs down vertically.

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Titis leave their sleeping tree at dawn and return in late afternoon Muller et al. Both the ant mound soil as well as the termite mound soil perform the same function for the monkeys, however some researchers have observed that the monkeys usually tend to prefer termite mound soil to ant mound soil when given both options.

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