Sākums Animals Common Marmoset

Common Marmoset

EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)

Common Marmosets occur in Brazil. The numbers are currently estimated as stable. Threats include habitat destruction and pet trade.


■ The EAZA population of the Common Marmoset is monitored under the Invasive Marmoset EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme). The programme was established in 2020, it is coordinated by Twycross Zoo.
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Primates – primates
■ Family Callitrichidae – callitrichids
■ Species Callithrix jacchus – Common Marmoset

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