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1. Taxonomy and distribution of the dwarf marmoset, Callibella humils.

In search of a meaningful classification for Amazonian marmosets: Should dwarf marmosets be considered Mico congenerics?
Felipe E. Silva Rodrigo Costa‐Araújo Jean P. Boubli Marcelo I. Santana Caetano L. B. Franco Fabrício Bertuol Hermano Nunes José de Souza Silva‐Júnior Izeni Farias Tomas Hrbek
Published on: 02 February 2018

Species described in 1998, over which there was much controversy over classification - whether it was a distinct genus or whether it belonged to the same genus of Mico. Before our study this doubt remained, since only 3 specimens had been collected until then and half a dozen of occurrence points were known. In this article we studied the morphology, genetics and distribution of this species and we confirmed that it is a sister and distinct lineage from the Mico species, and we improved what was known about geographic distribution. In this study we did not evaluate the conservation status of IUCN, but we evaluated the EDGE score, which is a metric of uniqueness in terms of evolution, showing that it is a unique lineage that deserves a particular look at its conservation.

Citation:
Silva, FE, Costa‐Araújo, R, Boubli, JP, et al. In search of a meaningful classification for Amazonian marmosets: Should dwarf marmosets be considered Mico congenerics? Zool Scr. 2018; 47: 133-143.
https://doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12278

2. Distribution and conservation status of Mico marcai.

The Roosevelt–Rondon expedition marmoset Mico marcai: unveiling the conservation status of a Data Deficient species.
Felipe Ennes Silva, Hani Rocha El Bizri, Jonas da Rosa Gonçalves, Lísley P. Lemos, Rodrigo Costa-Araújo, Ivan J. Lima, Aline Tavares Santos, Marcelo Ismar Santana, Caetano L. B. Franco and Jean P. Boubli
Published on: 23 November 2018

Species described in 1993, based on three museum animal skins collected on the Roosevelt-Rondon expedition in 1914, and only one occurrence record. This was all that was known about this species until the publication of our article, in which we clarified the geographical distribution and evaluated the conservation status of the species. According to our study the species that used to be considered Data Deficient was reevaluated as Vulnerable and now has a geographical distribution in fact.

Citation:
Silva, F., El Bizri, H., Gonçalves, J., et al. The Roosevelt–Rondon expedition marmoset Mico marcai: Unveiling the conservation status of a Data Deficient species. Oryx, 1-7.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318000303

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