Pithecia vanzolinii Hershkovitz, 1987

Vanzolini’s bald-faced saki



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pithecia irrorata vanzolinii Hershkovitz, 1987


Conservation Status

Last Record: 1956

Rediscovered in 25 November 2016

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Acre & Amazonas States, Brazil












Original scientific description:

Hershkovitz, P. (1987). The taxonomy of South American sakis, genus Pithecia (Cebidae, Platyrrhini): a preliminary report and critical review with the description of a new species and a new subspecies. American Journal Primatology 12(4): 387-468.


Other references:

Marsh, L. K. (2014). A taxonomic revision of the saki monkeys, Pithecia Desmarest, 1804. Neotropical Primates 21(1): 1-163.

Marsh, L. K. and Veiga, L. M. (2015). Pithecia vanzolinii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T43946A70609944. Downloaded on 17 February 2017.

Nunes, André V. and Serrano-Villavicencio, José E. (2017). Rediscovery of Vanzolini’s Bald-Faced Saki, Pithecia vanzolinii Hershkovitz, 1987 (Primates, Pitheciidae): first record since 1956. Check List 13(1): 2048.


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