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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: Placed in a separate subfamily Saimirinae by Hershkovitz (1970a) and Napier (1976); according to Groves (2001c), Chrysotrichinae Cabrera, 1900, has priority. The species fall into two groups, S. boliviensis species group (boliviensis, vanzolinii) and S. sciureus species group (sciureus, ustus, oerstedti)