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We discovered a new species of marmoset from the Amazon!

We discovered a new species of marmoset from the Amazon!

Mico munduruku, or Munduruku marmoset, was discovered on field expeditions in southwestern Pará State (Brazil). This new species of Brazilian primate was described and published today in the scientific journal PeerJ - available at: https://peerj.com/articles/7019/

The new marmoset species is named after the Munduruku Amerindians because the Munduruku marmoset occurs in the Munduruku Indigenous Land.

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