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Behaviour and ecology of nocturnal prosimians

Pierre Charles-Dominique

Behaviour and ecology of nocturnal prosimians

field studies in Gabon and Madagascar. Comportement et écologie de prosimiens nocturnes; études de terrain au Gabon et à Madagascar. By Pierre Charles-Dominique [and] Robert D. Martin. With 47 figures and 8 tables.

by Pierre Charles-Dominique

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Published by P. Parey in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galago demidovii,
  • Gray mouse lemur

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA preliminary field-study of the lesser mouse lemur, Comportement et écologie de prosimiens nocturnes, Écologie et vie sociale de Galago demidovi
    SeriesFortschritte der Verhaltensforschung, 8. Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie. Beiheft, 8, Fortschritte der Verhaltensforschung -- Heft 8, Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie -- 8
    ContributionsMartin, R. D. 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737 P955 C5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89p.
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18236393M

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Get this from a library. Ecology and behaviour of nocturnal primates: prosimians of equatorial West Africa. [Pierre Charles-Dominique]. Behaviour and Ecology of Nocturnal Prosimians: Field Studies in Gabon and Madagascar, Issues Robert H. Horwich Paul Parey, - Animal intelligence - 53 pages.

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By Pierre Charles‐Dominique. Columbia University Press, New York, × + pp., figures, tables, bibliography, index. $ (cloth) Author: Robert W. Sussman. Ecology and Behavior of Nocturnal Primates by Charles-Dominique, Ships from Reno, NV.

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this seller ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR OF NOCTURNAL PRIMATES: PROSIMIANS OF EQUATORIAL WEST AFRICA. Pierre Charles-Dominique is the author of Ecology and Behavior of Nocturnal Primates ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Nocturnal M /5(4).

The Study of Prosimian Behavior aims to provide as complete coverage as possible to the field of prosimian behavior. Organized into 14 chapters, the book begins with the classification of the prosimians, followed by the phylogenetic aspects of prosimian behavior. It also explains the development of behavior, learning, intelligence, and vocal and olfactory communications in.

The Study of Prosimian Behavior aims to provide as complete coverage as possible to the field of prosimian behavior.

Organized into 14 chapters, the book begins with the classification of the prosimians, followed by the phylogenetic aspects of prosimian Edition: 1.

Nocturnal Malagasy Primates: Ecology, Physiology, and Behavior is composed of different studies investigating the “strategies” adopted by lesser known nocturnal species of Marosalaza forest to cope with the contrasted seasonal conditions.

In general, it defines the relationship between ecology and physiology of these species. Ecology and Behavior of Nocturnal Primates by Pierre Charles-Dominique. Columbia University Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

The prosimians were once a group considered a suborder of the primate order (suborder Prosimii - Gr. pro, before, + Latin simius/simia, ape), which was named in by Johann Karl Wilhelm have been shown, however, to be paraphyletic - that is, their most recent common ancestor was a prosimian but it has some non-prosimian descendants (i.e.

monkeys and apes).Class: Mammalia. Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern forms.

Nocturnal Malagasy Primates: Ecology, Physiology, and Behavior Paperback – Novem by P. Charles-Dominique (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle Cited by: Goodman S.M., O’Connor S., Langrand O. () A Review of Predation on Lemurs: Implications for the Evolution of Social Behavior in Small, Nocturnal Primates.

In: Kappeler P.M., Ganzhorn J.U. (eds) Lemur Social Systems and Behaviour and ecology of nocturnal prosimians book Ecological by: Behaviour and Ecology of Nocturnal Prosimians Field Studies in Gabon and Madagascar: Field Studies in Gabon and Madagascar = Comportement Et Ecologie Heft 9.) (English, French and German Edition): ISBN ().

Effects of dispersal and grouping patterns on social options. Color inset on left is reproduced from Figure 1 in “Behavioral Flexibility and the Evolution of Primate Social States,” by Strier KB, Lee, PC, Ives AR () PLoS ONE, 9(12), p.

e showing the phylogenetic signal in dispersal patterns for 22 taxa and the distribution of grouping by: 3. The simplistic view of nocturnal prosimians as “solitary” primates leading impoverished social lives is now known to be incorrect.

Although many prosimians are relatively nongregarious, they occupy varied and complex social networks which are maintained by means of olfactory and vocal signals, as well as by direct encounters during Cited by: Nocturnal Primate Communication: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Article in Folia Primatologica 90(Suppl.

5) August with 3 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The potto (Perodicticus potto) is a strepsirrhine primate of the family is the only species in the genus is also known as Bosman's potto, after Willem Bosman who described the species in In some English-speaking parts Class: Mammalia.

Prosimians More like ancestral primates, less social; nocturnal where monkeys live, diurnal on Madagascar; 36 teeth except for aye-aye; vertical clinging/leaping Galago (bushbaby).

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, Aotus) are diurnal, prosimians are primarily nocturnal. Only among the lemurs are there some diurnal forms. Some are also crepuscular (active only at dawn and dusk), a few are cathemeral (being sporadically active throughout the hour cycle), and a few.

Spatial Patterning in Nocturnal Prosimians / 5 greatly modified the quantity and quality of the data that can be collected [Charles-Dominique, ]. The studies included in this review represent all field studies of nocturnal prosimian ranging behavior published since in six journals (American Jour.

nocturnal primates in Africa. Folia Primatol ΠCharles-Dominique P (). Ecology and Behaviour of Nocturnal Prosimians. London, Duckworth. Clutton-Brock T (). The Evolution of Parental Care. Princeton, Princeton University Press. Dixson A (). Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Hu.

This paper provides a comparative review of the known patterns of olfactory behavioural ecology among the nocturnal strepsirhine primates and the cathemeral lemurid genus Eulemur. Endemic to Madagascar, all Eulemur species exhibit both diurnality and nocturnality (i.e., cathemerality), and are gregarious, making them an interesting group of taxa to compare with the nocturnal Cited by: The higher primates, consisting of monkeys, and hominoids (humans and apes), generally larger in overall body size and relative brain size and complexity than other primates, rely more on visual abilities and have more complex social structures than other primates, all except one are diurnal, include terrestrial and arboreal species, found in both the New World (the Americas) and the.

Seven families, subdivided into 3 groups: Lemuriformes and Lorisiformes which are the prosimians even if you classify by ancestry, and the Tarsiformes who are developmentally like the prosimians but are actually more closely related to the anthropoids.

Lemuriformes (All found only in Madagascar) Lemurs used to be all over the world, but they got outcompeted by the. Food and foraging for food are clearly involved in the psychological well-being of captive nonhuman primates.

It has been shown that food and nonfood items can be used in ways that stimulate natural feeding behaviors, extend feeding activity, and inhibit stereotypy (Fajzi et al., ; Knapka et al., ). Diet and ecology of prosimians Claude Marcel Hladik To cite this version: Claude Marcel Hladik.

Diet and ecology of prosimians. G.A. DOYLE & R.D. MARTIN. The study of prosimian behavior, Academic Press, New York, pp, ￿hal￿. In book: Neurobiology of monotremes: brain evolution in our distant mammalian cousins, Chapter: Behaviour and ecology of monotremes, Publisher: CSIRO Publishing, Editors: KWS Ashwell, pp Literature: loris and potto behaviour The ecology of some nocturnal, arboreal mammals in the rainforests of peninsular Malaysia.

Ph.D. Thesis, Cambridge University Dixson, A. F., Sexual selection and the evolution of copulatory behavior in nocturnal prosimians. in: Creatures of the Dark: the nocturnal prosimians. Other articles where Prosimian is discussed: primate: Classification: order Primates was divided into Prosimii (the primitive primates: lemurs, lorises, and tarsiers) and Anthropoidea (the bigger-brained monkeys and apes, including humans).

It is now known that one of the “prosimians,” the tarsier, is actually more closely related to the “anthropoids,” so the classification of the. Prosimian definition is - any of a suborder (Prosimii) of lower primates (such as lemurs and lorises).

The single female and her offspring group pattern is rare for primates but common for other mammals. It is found among the orangutans and some of the small nocturnal prosimians (e.g., mouse lemurs and galagos).

The adult males lead their lives mostly alone. However, they come together with females occasionally for mating. Perodicticus), prosimian primates. The database is supposed to contribute to protection of loris and potto populations in the wild, to pure breeding of correctly identified stock and adequate care in captivity, and as a general support for researchers and other interested users.

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Fork-crowned Lemur (Phaner furcifer) MORPHOLOGY: Average body mass is about grams. This species has long hindlimbs with relatively large hands and feet with large digital pads. This species possesses tapetum behind retina in the eye.

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