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Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia

Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131914704

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Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131914704

Leila M. Porter

ISBN13: 978-0131914704
ISBN10: 0131914707
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series. The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers students 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

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