Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
black-faced lion tamarin Deniz Martinez, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , uBio Trusted
Superagui Lion Tamarin Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Unknown, uBio Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Mico-leão-de-cara-preta Bruno Marino Trusted


Name Sources Status
Mustapäätamariini Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Leontopithecus caissara Unknown Trusted
Mico-leão caiçara uBio Unknown
Mico-leão-de-cara-preta uBio Unknown


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