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Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia

ISBN-10: 0131914707

ISBN-13: 9780131914704

Edition: 2006

Authors: Leila M. Porter

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Part of Prentice Halls Primate Field Studies series.nbsp; Thenbsp;Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offersnbsp;readers a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
The Elusive Callimicos
Callimico Taxonomy
Distribution, Behavior, and Ecology of the Callitrichids
The General Research Plan: A Comparative Study of Callimicos, Saddle-back Tamarins, and Red-bellied Tamarins
Study Species
Study Area
Trail System
Study Groups
Fungi and the Dietary Niche of Callimicos
Methodology
Behavioral Observations
Diet Overlap
Monitoring Plants, Fungi, and Arthropods
Results
Overall Diet
Fungi
Nectar
Fruits
Exudates
Arthropods
Vertebrates
Vertical Stratification: Height Class Use
Diet Overlap
Feeding Competition
Discussion
Habitat Use and Activity Budgets
Habitat Specialization
Activity Budgets
Methodology
Analyses
Results
Home Range Size and Density
Sleeping Sites
Activity Period
General Activity Budget
Changes in Callimico Activity by Season
Locomotion
Callimico Substrate Use
Height Class Use
Microhabitat Use
Seasonal Changes in Microhabitat Use
Discussion
Polyspecific Associations
Potential Costs and Benefits of Polyspecific Associations
Methodology
Analyses
Results
Patterns of Associations Between Callimicos and Tamarins
Effects of Polyspecific Associations on the Behavior of Callimicos
Discussion
Social Organization and Reproductive Strategies of Callimicos
Overview of the Social Organization of Callitrichids
Methodology
Results
Breeding Females
Breeding Males
Predation and Dispersal
Birth Season
Interbirth Interval
Infant Development
Communal Care
Mortality
Discussion
Male Reproductive Strategies
Female Reproductive Strategies
Infant Care
Benefits of Allocare to Caregivers
Why Don't Callimicos Twin?
Conservation
Conservation Status of Callimicos
Speciation
Population Density
Geographic Range
Habitat Requirements
Reproduction
Interspecific Competition
Role of Callimicos in their Ecosystem
People and Forests in the Department of the Pando
Future Conservation in the Department of the Pando
Summary
Diet
Habitat Use
Reproductive Strategies
Social Organization
Callimicos and the Adaptive Radiation of Callitrichids
Conservation
References Cited
Index