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By H. Schneider, A. L. Rosenberger (auth.), Marilyn A. Norconk, Alfred L. Rosenberger, Paul A. Garber (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1441987703

ISBN-13: 9781441987709

ISBN-10: 146134686X

ISBN-13: 9781461346869

This selection of 29 papers grew out of a symposium entitled "Setting the long run time table for Neotropical Primates. " The symposium used to be held on the division of Zoo­ logical study, nationwide Zoological Park, Washington D. C. , on February 26-27, 1994, and used to be backed through the Wenner-Gren beginning for Anthropological learn, Smith­ sonian establishment, and acquaintances of the nationwide Zoo. We placed the symposium including ambitions: to honor Warren G. Kinzey for his contributions to the growing to be box of platyrrhine reports and to supply researchers who paintings within the Neotropics with the oppor­ tunity to debate contemporary advancements, to spot parts of study that require extra examine, and particularly to aid consultant the subsequent iteration of researchers. The symposium supplied the chance to acknowledge Warren as a mentor and col­ laborator to the contribution of the learn of platyrrhines. Contributions to the ebook have been improved as a way to supply a extra finished view of platyrrhine evolution and ecology, to stress the interdisciplinary nature of a lot of those stories, and to excessive­ gentle the imperative function that New international monkeys play in advancing primatology. If this vol­ ume have been to require significant revisions after only one extra decade of analysis, that will be a becoming testomony to Warren's enthusiasm and his force to repeatedly replace the sector with new rules and strategies. Tributes to Warren and a listing of his courses were released in different places (Norconk, 1994, 1996; Rosenberger 1994, 1995).

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In press). , in press). There are 24 primate species and subspecies currently recognized for the Atlantic forest. Following the classification of Rosenberger (1981), they include: two families and four subfamilies (Cebidae, Cebinae and Callitrichinae, and Atelidae, Atelinae and Pitheciinae); six genera, two of which are endemic, Leontopithecus and Brachyteles; 15 species, II of which are endemic; and 20 of the species and subspecies are endemic (Table I). Endemism is, therefore, very high: one-third of the genera, 73% of the species, and 80% of the species and subspecies.

2 A subspecies described but not named by Kobayashi and Langguth (1994). , 1989; see below). CURRENT PRIMATE DISTRIBUTIONS IN THE ATLANTIC FOREST The analysis of the distributions of the Atlantic forest primates suffers from the widespread destruction of their natural habitats, along with, and particularly in the case of 25 Primates ofthe Atlantic Forest Dc. penicillata D C. jacchus ~ C. geoffroyi Bc. ZJ C. aurita sp. Figure 2. The distribution of Callithrix in the Atlantic forest (from Rylands et al.

Rylands et al. (1988) presented evidence that C. p. personatus occupies a larger part of the north of Minas Gerais than was indicated by Hershkovitz (1990), extending west along both margins of the middle and upper Jequitinhonha, at least as far as the locality of Buenopolis. C. p. nigrifrons is the widest ranging of the subspecies, occurring throughout a large part of the state of Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo, north of the Rio Tiete, and east of the Rios Parana and Parnaiba (Kinzey, 1982; Hershkovitz, 1990).

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