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Alta Floresta Titi
Plecturocebus grovesi-novataxa 2018-Boubli Byrne Silva Silva-Júnior Araújo-et-al @BoubliJean
Information
Range Brazil.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Pitheciidae
Genus Plecturocebus
Species Plecturocebus grovesi

The Alta Floresta titi (Plecturocebus grovesi), is a species of titi in the Pitheciidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. It was described from the municipality of Alta Floresta in the state of Mato Grosso.

It is a member of the Eastern Amazonian clade of the red-bellied titi (P. moloch) group, and is the sister taxon to the clade containing the red-bellied titi and Vieira's titi (P. vieirai). It can be distinguished from other species in the P. moloch group by the combination of its agouti dorsal parts, the bright red-brown venter, the entirely black tail with a white tip, and the light yellow fur on the cheeks.

This species is projected to lose up to 86% of its forest habitat under a typical deforestation rate, and thus likely qualifies to be classified as Critically Endangered under the IUCN Red List.

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