Golden-headed lion tamarins are found only in Brazil. Due to habitat destruction, they are confined to the southern part of the state of Bahia, Brazil (Mitchell and Erwin 1986).
Biogeographic Regions: neotropical (Native )
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Distribution"
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Karen Kapheim, Michigan State University
Barbara Lundrigan, Michigan State University
Lundrigan, B. and K. Kapheim 2000. "Leontopithecus chrysomelas" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Leontopithecus_chrysomelas.html
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