Prince Bernhard's Titi

Kingdom Order Family Genus Species
Animalia Primates Pitheciidae Plecturocebus Plecturocebus bernhardi
IUCN Status: Least-Concern
  • Common Name: Prince Bernhard’s Titi
  • Taxonomy Classification Year: 2002
  • Monkey Size: 38 to 38 cm (15 to 15 inches)
  • Skin Color(s): Reddish-brown
  • Habitat: Forest, rainforest
  • Diet: Omnivorous
  • Native Countries: Brazil

Prince Bernhard’s Titi Distribution

Prince Bernhard’s Titi Characteristics

Prince Bernhard’s titi monkey[1] (Plecturocebus bernhardi) is a species of titi in the subfamily Callicebinae. It is a species of New World Monkey native to Brazil.

  • This titi has dark orange sideburns, a chest, an auburn back, and a black tail with a white tip. The coat is soft and long.
  • It is a medium size monkey. Prince Bernhard’s titi monkey is around 94 centimeters (37 inches) long, although its tail is 56 centimeters (22 inches).
  • Male and female species are the same size. Its weight is 1 to 2 pounds.

Prince Bernhard’s Titi Facts

  • The species is named after Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, a naturalist who established the Order of the Golden Ark to honor conservationists worldwide.
  • The family groups of this monkey are territorial, and their young usually leave them and venture out on the road at around two or three years of age.
  • Females typically give birth to single young after a gestation period of 160 days, giving birth to one baby per year.
  • Except when breastfeeding, men are more likely to carry babies than females. When nursing, females carry their young.
  • Prince Bernhard’s titi monkey uses sound to communicate and has been found observing tools such as plastic straws to access its food.

Suggested Reading: Kinds of Monkeys and apes

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Key References
  • [1]“ITIS – Report: Plecturocebus bernhardi”. Accessed December 20, 2022. Link.


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