Olalla Brothers Titi

AnimaliaPrimatesPitheciidaePlecturocebusPlecturocebus olallae
IUCN Status: Critically-Endangered
  • Common Name: Olalla Brother’s Titi
  • Taxonomy Classification Year: 1939
  • Monkey Size: 33.3 to 33.3 cm (13.1 to 13.1 in)
  • Skin Color(s): Orange to brown-orange
  • Habitat: Rainforest
  • Diet: Omnivorous
  • Native Countries: Bolivia

Olalla Brother’s Titi Distribution

Ollala Brothers’ Titi Characteristics

The Ollala Brothers’ titi (Plecturocebus olallae) is a marmoset species of New World Monkeys native to Bolivia.

  • There are about 110 to 150 individuals in the wild. The Ollala brothers’ Titis are small monkeys averaging 333 mm in length.
  • Males are slightly larger than females, weighing an average of 991 grams, while females weigh 909 grams.
  • These titi monkeys have long tails that are non-prehensile. In addition, they have long hind legs with an intermembrane index of 75.
  • The chest and abdomen of the Ollala brothers’ titi are entirely orange to orange-brown. At the same time, the dorsal surface and limbs range from gray to agouti.
  • The tail can be black or gray, with white tufts on the ears.

Ollala Brothers’ Titi Facts

  • Like all Neotropical primates (except Aotus), the Ollala brothers’ titi monkeys are highly diurnal.
  • They usually sleep together in a vine-covered tree, often returning to the same tree night after night.
  • Family groups are strongly territorial. A family group consists of an adult male and female and their young from several seasons.
  • Family members groom themselves frequently, especially at midday rest. Within a family group, a pair of Titi monkeys will often sit with their tails intertwined.
  • These animals are threatened by the rapid destruction of their habitat.

Suggested Reading: Types of Monkeys

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