IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

In Colombia, Lagothrix lagotricha is known throughout the Amazon lowlands north-east to the Ro Uva, a left bank affluent of the Ro Guaviare in Vichada (Defler 2004). It extends east to the Ro Orinoco and it may occur in Venezuela to the south of the Orinoco between the Ros Orinoco and Cassiquiare (Linares 1998). Bodini and Prez-Hernndez (1987) reported that Lagothrix had never been collected in Venezuela, but that it should be found in the Territorio Federal Amazonas to the south of the Ventuari. It extends part way up the Rio Negro in Brazil to the north at least as far the Ro Carauari. It does not occur in the eastern part of the Negro-Solimes interfluvium, but the exact boundaries of its occurrence there are not known. In Ecuador and Peru, it occurs north of the Rio Amazonas Napo (L. poeppigii occurs to the south) (Tirira 2007). In Ecuador, the altitudinal range is 200 m to 1,400 m above sea level (Tirira 2007).


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