White Monkeys


    white monkeys

    Here are the types of white monkeys from both Old-world and New-world types. Some of these monkeys typically have other fur color coats, such as black or orange, to make them appear very colorful.

    Types of White Monkeys

    Ashy Black Titi

    Species Name: Plecturocebus cinerascens
    Skin Color(s): Grayish-White
    The Ashy black titi is a species initially described in 1823 as Callicebus cinerascens. Ashy black titi monkeys live in small families comprising a monogamous pair and their young. Adult males tend to carry their infants unless the mother is nursing.

    Black and White Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis bicolor
    Skin Color(s): Black and White
    The black-and-white langur is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. It was formerly thought to be a subspecies of the Presbytis melalophos (black-crested Sumatran langur). Still, the genetic analysis indicated they were separate species.

    Black Snub-nosed Monkey

    Species Name: Rhinopithecus bieti
    Skin Color(s): Black
    The black-and-white snub-nosed monkey, also called the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a large black-and-white primate living only in Yunnan Province in southern China, where it is known to the local population as the Yunnan golden-haired monkey. The species gets the "snub-nosed" part of its name due to its lack of nasal bones.

    Brazilian Bare-Faced Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus bicolor
    Skin Color(s): Brown, black, or silver
    The pied tamarin, also known as the pied bare-faced tamarin or Brazilian bare-faced tamarin, has one of the smallest home ranges of any primate in the world, located in and around the port city of Manaus.

    Brown-mantled Tamarin

    Species Name: Leontocebus fuscicollis
    Skin Color(s): Bright orange, black, or White
    The brown-mantled tamarin also called the Spix's saddleback tamarin, is a species of saddleback tamarin native to South America. The species are considered "phyletic dwarfs," meaning their small size is linked to their evolutionary development.

    Campbell’s Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus campbelli
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-yellow and White
    Campbell's Mona monkey, also called the Campbell's monkey or Campbell's guenon is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. The species was named after Henry Dundas Campbell in 1838.

    Chacoan Titi Monkey

    Species Name: Plecturocebus pallescens
    Skin Color(s): White
    The Chacoan Titi Monkey is a species of titi (also called White-coated Titi), a type of New World monkey native to South America. These diurnal monkeys are stealthy and hard to spot as they navigate the canopy. They move between branches and trees by walking or jumping on four limbs.

    Gee’s Golden Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus geei
    Skin Color(s): Golden to creamy White
    Gee's golden langur, also known simply as the golden langur, is an Old-World primate found in a small area of ​​western Assam, India, and in the nearby foothills of the Black Mountains of Bhutan. Gee's golden langur was officially discovered in 1953 by Edward Pritchard Gee, an amateur naturalist and tea planter in Assam, India.

    Hershkovitz’s Marmoset

    Species Name: Mico intermedius
    Skin Color(s): Creamy White and brown
    The Hershkovitz marmoset (Mico intermedia), also called the Aripuanã marmoset, is endemic to the Amazon rainforest of south-central Brazil. The common name references Philip Hershkovitz, an American zoologist.

    Javan Surili

    Species Name: Presbytis comata
    Skin Color(s): Dark gray to White
    The grizzled surili (Presbytis comata) is a threatened species of Old World monkey native to the western half of Java, Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot. The grizzled surili engages in 3 to 4 foraging and feeding fights throughout the day.

    Mantled Guereza

    Species Name: Colobus guereza
    Skin Color(s): Black and White
    The mantled guereza (Colobus guereza), also known as the guereza, Abyssinian black-and-white colobus, or eastern black-and-white colobus, is a black-and-white colobus, a species of Old World monkey. The mantled guerezas are typically diurnal.

    Mount Kilimanjaro Guereza

    Species Name: Colobus caudatus
    Skin Color(s): Black and White
    The Mount Kilimanjaro guereza (Colobus caudatus) is one of the 7 subspecies of the mantled guereza. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania in the forests surrounding Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.

    North Sumatran Leaf Monkey

    Species Name: Presbytis thomasi
    Skin Color(s): Black
    The North Sumatran leaf monkey (Presbytis thomasi), also called Thomas's langur, is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. The North Sumatran leaf monkeys spend most of the day in groups resting, moving, or feeding.

    Ornate Titi

    Species Name: Plecturocebus ornatus
    Skin Color(s): Gray, brown, black, and White
    The ornate titi (Plecturocebus ornatus) is a species of titi and the smallest member of the Pitheciidae family, including the uakari and saki monkeys. Ornate titis have a monogamous mating system. A couple has a strong bond and stays together for years.

    Rio Acari Marmoset

    Species Name: Mico acariensis
    Skin Color(s): Snowy-White
    The Rio Acari marmoset (Mico acariensis) is endemic to Brazil. It was first described in the year 2000. These Brazilian monkeys use their specialized claws to forcefully grip tree trunks and gnaw small holes in the bark with their lower incisors and canines.

    Ryland’s Bald-faced Saki

    Species Name: Pithecia rylandsi
    Skin Color(s): Grizzly White
    The Ryland's Bald-Faced Saki (Pithecia rylandsi) is a controversial species of saki monkey, a New World monkey species. It is one of the largest sakis. This South American monkey was named after Brazilian primatologist Anthony Rylands, a former professor of vertebrate zoology at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and founding editor of the journal Neotropical Primates.

    Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkey

    Species Name: Rhinopithecus avunculus
    Skin Color(s): Black and White
    The Tonkin snub-nosed monkey, also known as the Dollman's snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus avunculus), is a slender-bodied Old World arboreal monkey native to northern Vietnam.

    Udzungwa Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus gordonorum
    Skin Color(s): White and black
    The Udzungwa red colobus (Piliocolobus gordonorum), also called the Iringa red colobus or the Uzungwa red colobus is endemic to Tanzania.

    White Marmoset

    Species Name: Mico leucippe
    Skin Color(s): Golden-White
    The white marmoset (Mico leucippe), also called the golden-white bare-eared marmoset, is an endangered marmoset native to the Amazon rainforest of Pará, Brazil.

    White-footed Saki

    Species Name: Pithecia albicans
    Skin Color(s): White or cream
    The white-footed Saki, also called the white Saki or buff saki, is a species of saki monkey, a New World species native to western Brazil. They hang from branches and hold on with their hind legs while eating seeds and fruits.

    White-headed Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus leucocephalus
    Skin Color(s): Black and White
    The white-headed langur (Trachypithecus leucocephalus) is an endangered species of langur native to Guangxi, China. As the common name suggests, a tuft of white fur covers this primate's head.

    White-Throated Capuchin

    Species Name: Cebus capucinus
    Skin Color(s): White and pale yellow
    White-throated capuchins, also called the white-headed capuchins, Colombian white-throated capuchins, and white-faced capuchins, are New World monkeys native to the tropical rainforests of western Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama.

    Wolf’s Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus wolfi
    Skin Color(s): Dark gray and White to pale yellow
    The Wolf's mona monkey (Cercopithecus wolfi), also called the wolf monkey, is a colorful Old-World monkey in the Cercopithecidae family. Wolf's mona monkeys have huge cheek pouches.


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