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Spider monkey
Ateles

Ateles geoffroyi
Species: Ateles geoffroyi
Photo: Roy Fontaine

TAXONOMY

Suborder Haplorrhini
Infraorder Simiiformes
Family Atelidae
Subfamily Atelinae
Genus Ateles
Species Ateles belzebuth  (long-haired spider monkey)
Ateles chamek  (Peruvian spider monkey)
Ateles fusciceps  (brown-headed spider monkey)
Ateles geoffroyi  (Geoffroy's spider monkey)
Ateles hybridus  (brown spider monkey)
Ateles marginatus  (white-cheeked spider monkey)
PIN Factsheet Ateles paniscus  (black spider monkey)

COUNTRIES IN RANGE

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

FACTSHEETS

Ateles

Ateles belzebuth

Ateles belzebuth hybridus

Ateles chamek

Ateles fusciceps

Ateles geoffroyi

Ateles geoffroyi and Ateles belzebuth

Ateles paniscus