Black-headed night monkey

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Black-headed night monkey[1]
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Aotidae
Genus: Aotus
A. nigriceps
Binomial name
Aotus nigriceps
(Dollman, 1909)
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Black-headed night monkey range

The black-headed night monkey (Aotus nigriceps) is a night monkey species from South America. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 140–141. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Cornejo, F. & Palacios, E. (2008). "Aotus nigriceps". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T41542A10495991. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T41542A10495991.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017.