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Aotus azarae  (Humboldt, 1812)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 944172

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Aotus azarai (Humboldt, 1812)
    Simia azarae Humboldt, 1812
  Common Name(s): Azara's Night Monkey [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPrimates Linnaeus, 1758 – homem, macaco, primata, sagui, primates, primates  
                                  SuborderHaplorrhini Pocock, 1918  
                                     InfraorderSimiiformes Haeckel, 1866  
                                        FamilyAotidae Elliot, 1913  
                                           GenusAotus Illiger, 1811 – night monkeys  
                                              SpeciesAotus azarae (Humboldt, 1812) – Azara's Night Monkey  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Aotus azarae azarae (Humboldt, 1812) – Azara's Night Money 
                                                 Subspecies Aotus azarae boliviensis Elliot, 1907 – Bolivian Night Monkey 
                                                 Subspecies Aotus azarae infulatus (Kuhl, 1820) – Feline Night Monkey 

  Expert: Anthony B. Rylands  
  Notes: Deputy Chair, IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Office of the Executive Vice Chair, Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA   
  Reference for: Aotus azarae    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mittermeier, Rusell A., Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates   
  Page(s): 951   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9788496553897   
  Reference for: Aotus azarae, Azara's Night Monkey [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Aotus azarae, Azara's Night Monkey [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Comments: Red-necked species group. Pieczarka and Nagamuchi (1988) proposed that infulatus may be conspecific with A. azarae; followed by Ford (1994) and Groves (2001c). Groves (1993) changed the form of the name to azarai in accordance with Art. 31 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1985d), but D. Brandon-Jones (pers. comm.) pointed out that Art. 31.1.3 recommends that the original spelling be preserved  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  



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