Significance to humans

All pitheciid genera are either hunted for food or captured to be sold locally or exported as pets. Pithecia and Chiropotes are often hunted solely for their long, bushy tails, which are used as dusters.

Pissinati Bald Faced Sakis

1. Masked titi (Callicebus personatus); 2. Collared titi (Callicebus torquatus); 3. White-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia); 4. Bearded saki (Chiropotes satanas); 5. Dusky titi monkey (Callicebus moloch); 6. Bald uakari (Cacajao calvus). (Illustration by Marguette Dongvillo)

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