Aotus: the Owl Monkey by Janet F. Baer

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By Janet F. Baer

This e-book is the 1st finished remedy of Aotus, the nocturnal New international owl monkeys usually utilized in behavioral and biomedical reviews. present in tropical forests from Nicaragua to Argentina, owl monkeys were utilized in laboratories as version organisms for stories of ailments like malaria, and diverse varieties of melanoma, in addition to stories 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 in basic terms e-book committed completely 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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Indicated a blacker tail for A. a. azarae, m o r e similar to t h e A. infulatus condition; their o b s e r v a ­ tion s u g g e s t s t h a t t h e lighter distal tail in t h e s p e c i m e n of A. a. boliviensis e x a m i n e d h e r e is typical r a t h e r t h a n u n u s u a l for t h e p o p u l a t i o n . E v e n m o r e distinctive in A. a. boliviensis are its large v a l u e s o n n e a r l y all t h e cranial a n d d e n t a l m e a s u r e s (for w h i c h t h e r e is a large s a m p l e size).

17 a n d 18). T h e r e is v e r y s o u n d e v i d e n c e for H e r s h k o v ­ itz's s e p a r a t i o n of Aotus into t w o basic g r o u p s , t h e g r a y - n e c k e d g r o u p f o u n d primarily n o r t h of t h e A m a z o n , w h i c h is susceptible to malaria to v a r y i n g d e g r e e s , a n d t h e r e d - n e c k e d g r o u p ( m a n y of w h i c h h a v e h i g h l y r e d - t o - o r a n g e p i g m e n t a t i o n e x t e n d i n g well o n t o t h e v e n t r a l surface of all extremities) f o u n d s o u t h of t h e Rios A m a z o n a s a n d M a r a n o n , m e m b e r s of w h i c h are resistant to malaria.

Because n o direct a r e a s of s y m p a t r y of t h e s e m o r p h s are k n o w n , it is n o t certain b u t s u s p e c t e d t h a t this fusion/fission e v e n t also d o e s n o t i m p a c t o n h e t e r o z y g o t e fitness or meiotic success. A similar stable p o l y m o r p h i s m is p r e s e n t in A. vociferans, 2n = 46, 47, 48 (Ma et al, 1985), again d u e to a single fusion (or fission) e v e n t t h a t is m a i n t a i n e d in b o t h t h e ancestral a n d d e r i v e d state, w i t h h y b r i d s p r e s e n t (acrocentrics X-23 a n d X-24 to metacentric V - l ) .

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