Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1
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Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
The type of Pithecia capillamentosa Spix, 1823 is a juvenile, and given the difficulty of disginguishing juveniles of P. chrysocephala and P. pithecia it is best considered a nomen dubium (Marsh, 2014)
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