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Distribution extension of Ateles chamek (Humboldt 1812) in the southwestern Brazilian Amazon: identification by visual evidence and fecal DNA

André Valle Nunes
  • Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Conservação, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Av. Costa e Silva, s/n, Cidade Universitária, 79070-900, Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
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Published Online: 2017-04-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2016-0180

Abstract

One group of Ateles chamek (Humboldt 1812) was observed during 12 days in the Vila Bela da Santíssima Trindade municipality, in the state of Mato Grosso. During that time fecal samples (n=10) were collected and molecular sequencing was used to confirm species identification. The results suggest that the particular pattern of facial hair color observed in this group may be used for differentiation from other sub-populations; however, a deeper study is required for confirmation of these results. This record represents the most southwestern observation of this species, and increases the geographic distribution of A. chamek for about 16 km into the southern Brazilian Amazon. Taking into consideration the threatened status of this species of monkey, and that this region is under constant intensive deforestation, it is important to highlight that ecological studies and conservation activities require urgent development.

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Keywords: Amazon; Ateles chamek; Atelinae; endangered species; spider monkey

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About the article

Received: 2016-12-12

Accepted: 2017-03-01

Published Online: 2017-04-06

Published in Print: 2018-02-23


Citation Information: Mammalia, Volume 82, Issue 2, Pages 173–177, ISSN (Online) 1864-1547, ISSN (Print) 0025-1461, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2016-0180.

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