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By Janet F. Baer

This booklet is the 1st accomplished remedy of Aotus, the nocturnal New global owl monkeys usually 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 illnesses like malaria, and numerous types of melanoma, in addition to experiences of reproductive body structure and neuroanatomical constitution and serve as. those and different contemporary reviews of this interesting primate are integrated during this new quantity. because the purely ebook dedicated solely to owl monkeys, this quantity is a useful addition to the library of someone drawn to primate biology, evolution, ecology, and behaviour.

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Lemurinus, A. I lemurinus a n d A. I. griseimembra, b a s e d o n p e l a g e features, particularly t h e m u c h d a r k e r h e a d stripes a n d m o r e blackly p i g m e n t e d distal tail in A. I. lemurinus (see Table IV). H o w e v e r , as can b e s e e n in Fig. 15, t h e r e is c o n s i d e r a b l e o v e r l a p in t h e s e p o p u l a t i o n s for t h e b l a c k n e s s of t h e distal tail, a n d A. brumbacki s p e c i m e n s b r i d g e t h e g a p morphologically for b o t h features a n d are close n e i g h b o r s geographically.

1976), Pieczarka et al. (1993); A. brumbacki, Brumback et al. (1971), Yunis et al. (1977); A. infulatus, Pieczarka and Nagamachi (1988), Pieczarka et al. (1993); A. lemurinus griseimembra, Maetal. (1976); A. lemurinus lemurinus, Ma et al. (1978). A. nigriceps, Ma et al. (1980). b c - Alternate references: A. nancymae, ''Brumback (1973), ''Ma et al. (1976), 'Pieczarka et al. b (1992); A. vociferans, Ma et al. (1985), Tieczarka et al. (1992). d Y fused on short arm of autosome (see text). e Y inserted on long arm of autosome (see text).

Griseimembra, b a s e d o n p e l a g e features, particularly t h e m u c h d a r k e r h e a d stripes a n d m o r e blackly p i g m e n t e d distal tail in A. I. lemurinus (see Table IV). H o w e v e r , as can b e s e e n in Fig. 15, t h e r e is c o n s i d e r a b l e o v e r l a p in t h e s e p o p u l a t i o n s for t h e b l a c k n e s s of t h e distal tail, a n d A. brumbacki s p e c i m e n s b r i d g e t h e g a p morphologically for b o t h features a n d are close n e i g h b o r s geographically.

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