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Pygmy marmoset
Callithrix pygmaea

The following references were used in the writing of this factsheet. To find current references for Callithrix pgymaea, search PrimateLit. Note that much of the literature uses the taxonomy Cebuella.

REFERENCES

Carlson AA, Ziegler TE, Snowdon CT. 1997. Ovarian function of pygmy marmoset daughters (Cebuella pygmaea) in intact and motherless families. Am J Primatol 43(4): 347-55.

Converse LJ, Carlson AA, Ziegler TE, Snowdon ST. 1995. Communication of ovulatory state to mates by female pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea. Anim Behav 49(3): 615-21.

de la Torre S, Snowdon CT. 2002. Environmental correlates of vocal communication of wild pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea. Anim Behav 63(5): 847-56.

de la Torre S, Snowdon CT, Bejarano M. 2000. Effects of human activities on wild pygmy marmosets in Ecuadorian Amazonia. Biol Cons 94(2): 153-63.

de la Torre S, Yépez P. 2003. Environmental education: a teaching tool for the conservation of pygmy marmosets (Cebuella pygmaea) in the Ecuardorian Amazon. Neotrop Prim 11(2): 73-5.

Groves C. 2001. Primate taxonomy. Washington DC: Smithsonian Inst Pr. 350 p.

Heymann EW, Soini P. 1999. Offspring number in pygmy marmosets, Cebuella pygmaea, in relation to group size and the number of adult males. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 46(6): 400-4

Kinzey WG. 1997. Synopsis of New World primates (16 genera). In: Kinzey WG, editor. New world primates: ecology, evolution, and behavior. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. p 169-324.

Ramirez ML, Freese CH, Revilla C J. 1977. Feeding ecology of the pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea, in northeastern Peru. In: Kleiman DG, editor. The biology and conservation of the Callitrichidae; 1975 Aug 18-20; Washington DC. Washington DC: Smithsonian Inst Pr. p 91-104.

Rowe N. 1996. The pictorial guide to the living primates. East Hampton (NY): Pogonias Pr. 263 p.

Schröpel M. 1998. Multiple simultaneous breeding females in a pygmy marmoset group (Cebuella pygmaea). Neotrop Prim 6(1): 1-7.

Snowdon CT, de la Torre S. 2002. Multiple environmental contexts and communication in pygmy marmosets (Cebuella pygmaea). J Comp Psych 116(2): 182-8.

Soini P. 1982. Ecology and population dynamics of the pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea. Folia Primatol 39: 1-21.

Soini P. 1986. A synecological study of a primate community in the Pcaya-Samiria National Reserve, Peru. Prim Cons 7: 63-71.

Soini P. 1988. The pygmy marmoset, Genus Cebuella. In: Mittermeier RA, Coimbra-Filho AF, da Fonseca GAB, editors. Ecology and behavior of neotropical primates, Volume 2. Washington DC: World Wildly Fund. p 79-129.

Soini P. 1993. The ecology of the pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea: some comparisons with two sympatric tamarins. In: Rylands AB, editor. Marmosets and tamarins: systematics, behaviour, and ecology. Oxford (UK): Oxford Univ Pr. p 257-61.

Sussman RW. 2000. Primate ecology and social structure. Volume 2, New world monkeys. Needham Heights (MA): Pearson Custom. 207 p.

van Roosmalen MGM. 1997. An eastern extension of the geographical range of the pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea. Neotrop Prim 5(1): 3-5.

Yépez P, de la Torre S, Snowdon CT. 2005. Interpopulation differences in exudates feeding of pygmy marmosets in Ecuadorian Amazonia. Am J Primatol 66(2): 145-58.

Ziegler TE, Snowdon CT, Bridson WE. 1990. Reproductive performance and excretion of urinary estrogens and gonadotropins in the female pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea). Am J Primatol 22(3): 191-203.

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