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Predation of treefrogs (Anura: Hylidae) with toxic skin secretions by the black lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysopygus, Callitrichinae)

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Garbino, Guilherme S. T. [1] ; da Silva, Leonardo Henrique [2, 3, 4] ; Amaral, Rodrigo Goncalves [4] ; Rezende, Gabriela Cabral [3, 4, 5] ; Pereira, Vinicius J. A. [3] ; Culot, Laurence [4]
Total Authors: 6
[1] Univ Fed Minas Gerais, Programa Posgrad Zool, Dept Zool, Inst Ciencias Biol, Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Programa Posgrad Ecol & Biodiversidade, Dept Biodiversidade, Inst Biociencias, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[3] Inst Pesquisas Ecol, Black Lion Tamarin Conservat Program, Nazare Paulista, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Paulista, Lab Primatol, Dept Biodiversidade, Inst Biociencias, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, Dept Biodiversidade, Programa Posgrad Zool, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: PRIMATES; v. 61, n. 4 APR 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 1

We report on the predation of a veined treefrog (Trachycephalus venulosus) and an ocellated treefrog (Itapotihyla langsdorffii), both species with noxious skin secretions, by black lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysopygus). The two predation events took place in Morro do Diabo State Park, an Atlantic Forest reserve in southeastern Brazil. The veined treefrog was removed from a tree hollow by an adult male, whereas the ocellated treefrog was caught on the ground after it jumped from the tree attempting to escape capture. The frogs were completely ingested and no food sharing occurred in either of the events. We did not observe any signs of irritation during the event or when the group was followed in the next day in either of the cases. These are the first reports of lion tamarins ingesting anurans with noxious secretions on the skin. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/11102-5 - The effect of fragmentation on the ecological functions of primates
Grantee:Rodrigo Gonçalves Amaral
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Technical Training Program - Technical Training
FAPESP's process: 17/11962-9 - Habitat use, movement patterns and energy expenditure of black lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysopygus) in response to landscape fragmentation
Grantee:Gabriela Cabral Rezende
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/06608-1 - Sleeping sites selection by black lion tamarins: a comparison between continuous forest and fragment
Grantee:Leonardo Henrique da Silva
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 14/14739-0 - The effect of fragmentation on primate ecological functions
Grantee:Laurence Marianne Vincianne Culot
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants