Aotus: the Owl Monkey - download pdf or read online

By Janet F. Baer

ISBN-10: 0120724057

ISBN-13: 9780120724055

This ebook is the 1st complete therapy of Aotus, the nocturnal New global owl monkeys frequently utilized in behavioral and biomedical stories. 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 sorts of melanoma, in addition to experiences of reproductive body structure and neuroanatomical constitution and serve as. those and different fresh experiences of this interesting primate are integrated during this new quantity. because the purely ebook committed solely to owl monkeys, this quantity is a useful addition to the library of a person attracted to primate biology, evolution, ecology, and behaviour.

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D i s c u s s e d earlier, it lacks t h e large v a l u e s for o t h e r cranial m e a s u r e s . T h e single s p e c i m e n of A. nancymae, o n t h e o t h e r h a n d (but n o t A. miconax), s h a r e s m a n y of t h e large v a l u e s for cranial m e a s u r e s , i n c l u d i n g m a n y h e i g h t , w i d t h , a n d l e n g t h m e a s u r e s of t h e posterior c r a n i u m a n d u p p e r face (CBL, B O W , BZW, M S W , A N L , PSL, C B H , a n d B M W ) , b u t lacks large m e a s u r e s for t h e d e n t i t i o n , palate, a n d l o w e r j a w .

Aotus trivirgatus is h i g h l y distinctive in its large v a l u e s for t h e l e n g t h of t h e m o l a r t o o t h r o w (MLL), bicaninal w i d t h (BCW), a n d l e n g t h of t h e total t o o t h r o w (TRL). It s h a r e s t h e s e e n l a r g e d o r a l / d e n t a l d i m e n s i o n s w i t h t h e p o p u l a t i o n across t h e Rio A m a z o n a s , A. infulatus, a n d t h e far d i s t a n t Bolivian p o p u l a t i o n , A. a. boliviensis, b o t h of w h i c h differ from A. trivirgatus in m a n y o t h e r w a y s .

A. boliviensis is s h a r e d m o s t closely, a l m o s t m e a s u r e for m e a s u r e , w i t h t h e single s p e c i m e n i n c l u d e d of its n e i g h b o r to t h e east a n d n o r t h , A. infulatus, w h i c h is n o t d i s t i n g u i s h a b l e from A. a. boliviensis o n t h e basis of t h e cranial a n d d e n t a l m e a s u r e s in this s t u d y . A t h i r d potentially morphologically distinctive g e o g r a p h i c p o p u l a t i o n in this analysis is r e p r e s e n t e d b y t h e single s p e c i m e n s in e a c h a n a l y s e s of t h e n o r t h e r n P e r u v i a n / w e s t e r n Brazilian A.

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