Primatology in Argentina

Primatology in Argentina
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This is the first book dedicated in its entirety to current primatological studies in Argentina.

After more than 40 years of continuous work, we have put together a volume that represents most of the research groups studying Argentinian wild and captive primates. We have also included a summary of the primatological research in Argentina from its beginning until the present.

This book appears within social and academic contexts related to the establishment and expansion of the Asociación de Primatología Argentina (APrimA) as well as the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Primatología (SLAPRIM), and in parallel with similar volumes edited in Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela.

We hope that this volume will serve to engage students in this discipline, and will provide valuable information in order to build a National Plan for Primate Conservation in Argentina, and consequently, preserve the habitats of our cousins, the non-human primates.

Contents

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1. Forty years of primatology in Argentina, the very first volume
Martín M. KOWALEWSKI and Luciana I. OKLANDER

Part II: History, phylogeny and evolution of primates

Chapter 2. Brief History of Primatology in Argentina
Marta D. MUDRY and Gabriel E. ZUNINO

Chapter 3. Platyrrhine evolution and paleobiogeography revisited
Marcelo F. TEJEDOR and Nelson M. NOVO

Chapter 4. Patterns of phylogenetic divergence and phenotypic variation among genera of platyrrhini monkeys
Leandro ARISTIDE and S. Iván PÉREZ

Chapter 5. Primates from the inside: genomes and chromosomes
Mariela NIEVES, Eliana R. STEINBERG, Lucía FANTINI, Diana L. HASSEL, Gabriela A. BRUNO and Marta D. MUDRY

Chapter 6. Genetic variability in Argentinian howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya): A natural process or an anthropic effect?
Luciana I. OKLANDER, Mariela CAPUTO and Daniel CORACH

Part III: Behavior, ecology and communication in primates

Chapter 7. Effects of climatic seasonality and food availability on the activity budget and the diet of black and gold howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya)
Gabriel E. ZUNINO, Romina PAVÉ, Melina BRIVIDORO and Martín M. KOWALEWSKI

Chapter 8. Diet and nutritional ecology of primates in Argentina: current knowledge and new directions
Vanina A. FERNÁNDEZ, Nicoletta RIGHINI and Jessica M. ROTHMAN

Chapter 9. Foraging cognition in Neotropical primates: integrating studies from wild and from captivity
M. Paula TUJAGUE and Charles H. JANSON

Chapter 10. The vocal repertoire of the black-horned capuchin (Cebus [Sapajus] nigritus): an acoustic and contextual analysis
Mario S. DI BITTETI and Brandon C. WHEELER

Chapter 11. Short-distance vocalizations of the black and gold howler monkey (Alouatta caraya) in the Atlantic forest of Argentina
Ingrid HOLZMANN, Ilaria AGOSTINI and Mario S. DI BITTETI

Part IV: Conservation threats

Chapter 12. Bertiella sp. infection patterns in black and gold howler monkeys across their distribution
Martín M. KOWALEWSKI, Julio TORRES, Carola MILOZZI and Thomas R. GILLESPIE

Chapter 13. The brown howler monkey (Alouatta guariba clamitans) in Argentina: current status, threats and conservation challenges
Ilaria AGOSTINI, Ingrid HOLZMANN and Mario S. DI BITTETI

Chapter 14. Azara’s owl monkey in the Humid Chaco: primatological long-term studies in Argentina
Cecilia P. JUÁREZ, Maren HUCK and Eduardo FERNÁNDEZ-DUQUE

Chapter 15. Current perspectives on wild primate research in Argentina
Luciana I. OKLANDER, Julián E.M. BAIGORRIA and Martín M. KOWALEWSKI

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