Ateles chamek, or the black-faced black spider monkey, is found in areas of Peru, Brazil, or Bolivia. (Felton, et al., ; Felton, et al., ; Iwanaga and Ferrari. Learn more about the Peruvian spider monkey – with amazing Peruvian spider monkey photos and facts on Arkive. Scientific name: Ateles Chamek English names: Black-faced Spider monkey, Peruvian Spider monkey. Spanish and local names: Marimono, Mono araña.
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Amazon ; Ateles chamek ; Atelinae ; endangered species ; spider monkey. Limited species-specific data is available for the lifespan of Ateles chamek due to the recent classification as a species. Chromosomal distinction between the red-faced and black-faced black spider monkey Ateles paniscus paniscus and A. Symington, a ; Wallace, Volume 5 Issue 3 Janpp. Peruvian spider monkey fact file Description Biology Range Habitat Status Threats Conservation Find out more Glossary References Print factsheet Peruvian spider monkey description Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Primates Family Atelidae Genus Ateles 1 Previously considered a subspecies of either the black spider monkey Ateles paniscus or the white-bellied spider monkey Ateles belzebuththe Peruvian spider monkey is now considered a separate species on the basis of its dark rather than pink face, its all-black body, slightly smaller size, and differences in its DNA 1 4 5 6 7.
At this point, which is also the offspring’s point of sexual maturity, the females disperse to find mates in neighboring communities, and the males remain with their natal group and compete for mates. Volume 13 Issue 1 Janpp. Masthead First records of Murina lorelieae Chiroptera: Johns Hopkins University Press. Rodents of Unusual Size. It is because of this difference, along with geographical isolation of the populations, that these two spider monkeys are now considered distinct species.
Also known as Black spider monkey, black-faced spider monkey, Chamek spider monkey, Peruvian black spider monkey. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.
Females separate from the band to give birth, typically in the fall. Volume 70 Issue Marpp.
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Ateles Chamek | La Senda Verde Wildlife Sanctuary
Census and preliminary observations on the ecology of the black-faced spider monkey Ateles paniscus aetles in Manu National Park, Peru. Olivia is the only animal at La Senda Verde who by accident has reproduced in captivity.
Volume 29 Issue 1 Janpp. Its biggest threats are hunting and habitat loss. Volume 19 Issue 4 Janpp. They also have four long fingers and chame, thumb which is short almost absent.
Peruvian spider monkey
Supplementary Article Materials Supplementary material. Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony.
Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: The pregnant female leaves the group to have her baby and returns 2—4 months later. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Find out cahmek To find out more about the conservation of this and other primates see: Volume 73 Issue 1 Janpp.
Evidence of this biased maternal investment can be seen in average gestation time of male and female offspring, as well as carrying time and weaning time. They are typically found in high forest strata, occupying the canopy and sub canopy layers.
It is primarily frugivorous with a tendency to exhibit folivory in times of fruit scarcity.