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The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia

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Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series.  The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers readers a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers.

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Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series.  The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers readers a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers.

Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1    The Elusive Callimicos                                                                                

Callimico Taxonomy                                                                                                

Distribution, Behavior, and Ecology of the Callitrichids      

                             

Chapter 2    The General Research Plan: A Comparative Study

of Callimicos, Saddle-back Tamarins,

and Red-bellied Tamarins

Study Species                                                                                                           

Study Area                                                                                                                

Trail System                                                                                                              

Study Groups        

                                                                                                   

Chapter 3  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      

                                                                                                      

Chapter 4    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   

                                                                                                         

Chapter 5   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           

                                                                                                 

Chapter 6      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?   

 

 

 

Chapter 7  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

 

              

 

 

 

 Chapter 8  Summary            

Diet

Habitat Use

Reproductive Strategies

Social Organization

Callimicos and the Adaptive Radiation of Callitrichids

Conservation

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131914704
Author:
Porter, Leila M.
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Anthropology - Physical
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Callimico - Behavior - Bolivia
Subject:
Tamarins - Behavior - Bolivia
Subject:
Biology-Primatology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Primate Field Studies
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in 249 gr

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"Synopsis" by , < B> < P style="MARGIN: 0px"> Part of Prentice Hall& #39; s Primate Field Studies series.& nbsp; The& nbsp; Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers& nbsp; readers a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers. < /P> < /B>
"Synopsis" by ,

Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series.  The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers readers a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers.

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