Bearded saki (Chiropotes sp)-8b
Black Bearded Saki (Chiropotes satanas)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Pitheciidae
Genus Chiropotes

Chiropotes or bearded sakis, is a genus of New World monkeys. They live in the eastern and central Amazon in South America, ranging through southern Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern and central Brazil


Until recently, only two species were recognized in this genus, but Chiropotes israelita was re-validated in 2003 (having long been considered a synonym of Chiropotes), where it – based on differences in colour of pelage, karyotype, and molecular analysis – also was recommended treating Chiropotes chiropotes and Chiropotes utahickae as species separate from Chiropotes satanas.

Black Bearded Saki (Hoffmannsegg, 1807) (Chiropotes satanas)
Red-backed Bearded Saki (Humboldt, 1811) (Chiropotes chiropotes)
Brown-backed Bearded Saki (Spix, 1823) (Chiropotes israelita)
Uta Hick's Bearded Saki (Hershkovitz, 1985) (Chiropotes utahicki)
White-nosed Saki (I. Geoffroy & Deville, 1848) (Chiropotes albinasus)
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