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Common Marmoset

Common Marmoset by Alan Martin
Callithrix jacchus
Class: 
Mammalia
Order: 
Primates
Family: 
Callitrichidae
IUCN Red List status: 
Least Concern

Description

Protected by the following WLT projects:

Marmosets belong to the family of tiny New World monkeys; unlike some of the large new World monkeys the tails of marmosets and tamarins are not prehensile but are extremely long and used for balance.

 

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