Aotus: the Owl Monkey by Janet F. Baer

By Janet F. Baer

This ebook is the 1st accomplished therapy of Aotus, the nocturnal New international owl monkeys frequently utilized in behavioral and biomedical experiences. present in tropical forests from Nicaragua to Argentina, owl monkeys were utilized in laboratories as version organisms for reviews of ailments like malaria, and diverse varieties of melanoma, in addition to reviews of reproductive body structure and neuroanatomical constitution and serve as. those and different contemporary experiences of this attention-grabbing primate are incorporated during this new quantity. because the simply ebook dedicated solely to owl monkeys, this quantity is a useful addition to the library of somebody attracted to primate biology, evolution, ecology, and behaviour.

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Boliviensis falls at t h e v e r y e n d b u t w i t h i n t h e distribution of A. infulatus o n all of t h e s e p e l a g e traits, a n d Pieczarka a n d N a g a m a c h i (1988) describe t h e skins of A. infulatus a n d A. 28 Susan Μ. Ford 11 109 8i 7 6 5 4 τ 3 τ 2 τ π τ τ τ τ 1 0 •H -2 -3 -4 ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι | ι ι ι ι ι ι ι ι -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 I | I I I I I I I I I | 1 CAN2 Canonical variates analysis of pelage data for the populations north of the Rios Maranon/Amazonas only, showing Canonical Variate 2 scores plotted against latitude (on Y axis).

35,36? 61/60? 35,36? 13,12 13,12 Y/auto, SM Y/auto, A VI 49 50 61/60? 35,36? 13,12 Y/auto, SM ' d 1 a Taxonomy according to Hershkovitz (1983; see text). , K-II; IN = diploid chromo­ some number (males and females separately); FN = fundamental number; Aero. = number of acrocentric autosomes; Meta/Submeta = number of biarmed autosomes; Y = nature of Y chromosome, either metacentric (M), submetacentric (SM), acrocentric (A), or fused to one member of a homologous autosomal pair (Y/auto). Sources are: A.

A n enclave of A. vociferans exists s o u t h of t h e Rio A m a z o n a s a l o n g t h e Rio P u r u s , w i t h i n t h e distribution of A. nigriceps, w i t h b o t h g r o u p s r e t a i n i n g their distinct a p p e a r a n c e ( H e r s h k o v i t z , 1983). This distribution a t t e s t s to t h e p r o b a b l e r e p r o d u c i t v e isolation of t h e m o r e central n o r t h - v e r s u s s o u t h o f - t h e - A m a z o n g r o u p s , c o n c u r r i n g w i t h t h e n o r t h v e r s u s s o u t h distinction in t h e m o r e w e s t e r n p o p u l a t i o n s , A.

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