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Callithrix Erxleben 1777 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92611

Synonyms: Hapale Illiger 1811 (no. 105126), Sagoinus Kerr 1792 (no. 233908)

Parent taxon: Callitrichinae according to J. C. Opazo et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Callimico, Cebuella, Lagonimiconini, Leontopithecus, Mico, Micodon, Patasola, Saguinus

Subtaxa: Callithrix aurita, Callithrix flaviceps, Callithrix geoffroyi, Callithrix jacchus, Callithrix kuhlii, Callithrix penicillata

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore