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Vieira's Titi
Callicebus vieirai
A pair of Vieira's titis at the Municipal Zoo Quinzinho de Barros
Range Central-northern Brazil
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Pitheciidae
Genus Plecturocebus
Species Plecturocebus vieirai

The Vieira's titi (Plecturocebus vieirai), is a species of titi in the Pitheciidae family. It is endemic from central-northern Brazil.


The Vieira's Titi is named after Professor Carlos Octaviano da Cunha Vieira (1897‑1958), a Brazilian mammalogist and former Curator of the Mammal Collection at the Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo (MZUSP), Brazil.