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1 December 2014 Recent Publications

Distributions and Phylogeography of Neotropical Primates: A Pictorial Guide to All Known New-World Monkeys, by Marc G. M. van Roosmalen, Stephen D. Nash and Piero Gozzaglio. 2014. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 72 pp. ISBN: 978-1494852535. This is the first complete pictorial field guide to all the known Neotropical Primates. All taxa are depicted in full color according to their phylogeography. Included are also a number of recently identified but not yet published taxa new to science.

The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by Marco Pina and Nathalie Gontier. 2014. Springer. 326pp. ISBN: 978-3319026688. In this volume the evolutionary origins of social communication in primates is analyzed. Epistemological frameworks associated with primate communication and language evolution are addressed. Chapters highlight cross-fostering and language experiments with primates, primate motherinfant communication, the display of emotions and expressions, manual gestures and vocal signals, joint attention, intentionality and theory of mind. Contents: 1) Studing social communication in Primates — Gontier, N. & Pina, M.; 2) Lord Monboddo's Ourang-Outang and the origins and progress of language — Blancke, S.; 3) Ferality and morality: the politics of the “forbidden experiment” in the twentieth century — Swart, A.; 4) Experimental conversations: sing language studies with chimpanzees — Jensvold, M. L.; 5) How primate mothers and infants communicate — Botero, M.; 6) On prototypical facial expressions versus variation in facial behavior — Gaspar, A., Esteves, F. & Arriaga, P.; 7) The evolution of joint attention: a review and critique — Racine, T. P., Wereha, T. J., Vasileva, O., Tafreshi, D. & Thompson, J. J.; 8) Describing mental states: From brain science to a science of mind reading — Nagataki, S.; 9) Bodily mimesis and the transition to speech — Zlatev, J.; 10) From grasping to grooming to gossip: innovative use of chimpanzees signals in novel environments supports both vocal and gestural theories of language origins — Leavens, D. A., Taglialatela, J. P., & Hopkins, W.; 11) Reevaluating chimpanzee vocal signals: toward a multimodal account of the origins of human communication — See, A.; 12) Communication and human uniqueness — Tattersall, I.; 13) How did humans become behaviorally modern? Revisiting the “art first” hypothesis — Nolan, R.; 14) Experiments and simulations can inform evolutionary theories of the cultural evolution of language — Tamariz, M.; 15) The emergence of modern communication in primates: a computational approach; 16) What can an extended synthesis do for biolinguistics: on the needsand benefits of Eco-Evo-Devo program — Boeckx, C.

The Woolly Monkey: Behavior, Ecology, Systematics, and Captive Research, edited by Thomas Defler and Pablo R. Stevenson. 2014. Springer. 302pp. ISBN: 978-1493906963. This book placed together a number of recent woolly monkey studies from three Amazonian countries, including five taxa of woolly monkeys, four of which have recently been reclassified without using new biological criteria as species rather than subspecies. Contents: 1) Introduction: studying woolly monkeys — Stevenson, P. R. & Defler, T. R.; 2) Coat color is not an indicator of subspecies identity in Colombian woolly monkeys — Botero, S. & Stevenson, P. R.; 3) Colombian Lagothrix: analysis of their phenotypes and taxonomy — Defler, T. R.; 4) Behavior and husbandry of a captive group of woolly monkeys: a case study — White, B. C. & Zirkelbach, S.; 5) Clinical experience and diseases of the woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothticha) at the Louisville zoo- Burns, R.; 6) Recent advances in woolly monkey nutrition — Ange-van Heugten, K. D.; 7) Effect of housing conditions and diet on the behavior of captive woolly monkeys (Lagothrix) Guzmán-Caro, D. C. & Stevenson, P. R.; 8) Life history, behavior and development of wild immature lowland woolly monkey (Lagothrix poeppigii) in Amazonian Ecuador — Schmitt, C. A. & Di Fiore, A.; 9) Seed dispersal by woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) at Caparú biological station (Colombia): quantitative description and qualitative analysis — Gonzalez, M. & Stevenson, P. R.; 10) Ranging behavior, daily path lengths, diet and habitat use of yellow-tailed woolly monkeys (Lagothrix flavicauda) at La Esperanza, Peru — Shanee, S.; 11) Vocal communication in woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha lugens) in Cueva de los Guacharos National Park, Colombia —Leon, J., Vargas, S. A., Ramírez, M. A., Galvis, N. F., Cifuentes, E. F. & Stevenson, P. R.; 12) Potential determinants of the abundance of woolly monkeys in Neotropical forests — Stevenson, P. R.; 13) Behavioral ecology and interindividual distance of woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha) ina rainforest fragment in Colombia — Zárate, D. A. & Stevenson, P. R.; 14) Notes on the behavior of captive and released woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha): reintroduction as a conservation strategy in Colombian Southern Amazon — Millán, J. F., Bennett, S. E. & Stevenson, P. R.; 15) Population viability analysis of woolly monkeys in Western Amazonia — Lizcano, D. J., Ahumada, J. A., Nishimura, A. & Stevenson, P. R.; 16) Yellow tailed woolly monkey(Lagothrix flavicauda): conservation status, anthropogenic threats, and conservation initiatives — Shanee, N. & Shanee, S.


  • Agostini I, Holzmann I, Di Bitetti MS, Oklander LI, Kowalewski MM, Beldomnico PM, Goenaga S, Martínez M, Moreno ES, Lestani E, Desbiez ALJ, Miller P. 2014. Building a species conservation strategy for the brown howler monkey (Alouatta guariba clamitans) in Argentina. Trop. Conserv. Science 7(1): 26–34

  • Aquino R, López L, García G, Heymann EW. 2014. Diversity, Abundance and Habitats of the Primates in the Río Curaray Basin, Peruvian Amazonia. Prim. Conserv.28: 1–8

  • Babb PL, McIntosh AM, Fernandez-Duque E, Schurr TG. 2014. Prolactin receptor gene diversity in Azara's owl monkeys (Aotus azarai) and humans (Homo sapiens) suggests a non-neutral evolutionary history among primates. Int. J. Primatol. 35(1): 129–155

  • Bezerra BM, Keasey, MP, Schiel N, da Silva SoutO A. 2014. Responses towards a dying adult group member in a wild New World monkey. Primates 55(2): 185–188

  • Campos FA, Bergstrom ML, Childers A, Hogan JD, Jack KM, Melin AD, Mosdossy KN, Myers MS, Parr N, Sargeant E, Schoof VAM, Fedigan LM. 2014. Drivers of home range characteristics across spatiotemporal scales in a Neotropical primate, Cebus capucinus. Animal Behav. 93–109

  • Conga DF, Bowler M, Tantalean M, Montes D, Serra-Freire NM, Mayor P. 2014. Intestinal helminths in wild Peruvian red uakari monkeys (Cacajao calvus ucayalii) in the northeastern Peruvian Amazon. J. Med. Primatol. 43(2): 130–133

  • Corewyn LC, Kelaita MA. 2014. Patterns of male—male association in mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata) at La Pacifica, Costa Rica: effects of dominance rank and age. Behavior 151(7): 993–1020

  • De Alcântara Cardoso N, Valsecchi J, Vieira T, Queiroz HL. 2014. New records and range expansion of the white bald uakari (Cacajao calvus calvus, I. Geoffroy, 1847) in Central Brazilian Amazonia. Primates 55(2): 199–206

  • DeLuycker AM. 2014. Observations of a daytime birthing event in wild titi monkeys (Callicebus oenanthe): implications of the male parental role. Primates 55(1): 59–67

  • Di Fiore A, Valencia LM. 2014. The interplay of landscape features and social system on the genetic structure of a primate population: an agent-based simulation study using “Tamarins”. Int. J. Primatol. 35(1): 226–257

  • Dias PAD, Rangel-Negrín A, Coyohua-Fuentes A, Canales-Espinosa D. 2014. Factors affecting the drinking behavior of black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). Primates 55(1): 1–5

  • Dunn JC, Shedden-González A, Cristóbal-Azkarate J, Cortés-Ortiz L, Rodríguez-Luna E, Knapp LA. 2014. Limited genetic diversity in the critically endangered Mexican howler monkey (Alouatta palliata mexicana) in the Selva Zoque, Mexico. Primates 55(2): 155–160

  • Ferrari SF, Hilário RR. 2014.Seasonal variation in the length of the daily activity period in buffy-headed marmosets (Callithrix flaviceps): An important consideration for the analysis of foraging strategies in observational field studies of primates Am. J. Primatol. 76(4): 385–392

  • Fontani S, Tanteri G, Vaglio S, Delfino G, Moggi-Cecchi J. 2014. Histology of the Suprapubic and Anogenital Cutaneous Glands in Male Cotton Top Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). Folia Primatol. 85(2): 109–118

  • Galante R, Muniz JAPC, Castro PHG, Amora DS, Gris VN, Carvalho ER, Vilani RGDOC. 2014. Continuous infusion of propofol or intermittent bolus of tiletaminezolazepam in feline night monkeys (Aotus infulatus). J. Med. Primatol. 43(1): 22–30

  • Garbino GST. 2014. The taxonomic status of Mico marcai (Alperin 1993) and Mico manicorensis (van Roosmalen et al. 2000) (Cebidae, Callitrichinae) from Southwestern Brazilian Amazonia. Int. J. Primatol. 35(2): 529–546

  • Gómez-Espinosa E, Rangel-Negrín A, Chavira R, Canales-Espinosa D, Dias PAD. 2014. The effect of energetic and psychosocial stressors on glucocorticoids in mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata). Am. J. Primatol. 76(4): 362–373

  • Gregory T, Mullett A, Norconk MA. 2014.Strategies for navigating large areas: A GIS spatial ecology analysis of the bearded saki monkey, Chiropotes sagulatus, in Suriname. Am. J. Primatol. 76(6): 586–595

  • Gregory T, Norconk MA. 2014. Bearded saki socioecology: affiliative male—male interactions in large, free-ranging primate groups in Suriname. Behavior 151(4): 493–533

  • Hartwell KS, Notman H, Bonenfant C, Pavelka MS. 2014. Assessing the occurrence of sexual segregation in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi yucatanensis), its mechanisms and function.Int. J. Primatol. 35(2): 425–444

  • Hoffmann R, Braun A, Knauf S, Kaup FJ, Bleyer M. 2014. Distribution of ciliated epithelial cells in the trachea of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus). J. Med. Primatol. 43(1): 55–58

  • Jack KM, Schoof VAM, Sheller CR, Rich CI, Klingelhofer PP, Ziegler TE, Fedigan L. 2014. Hormonal correlates of male life history stages in wild white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus), Gnrl. & Comp. Endocrinol. 195: 58–67

  • Jefferson JP, Tapanes E, Evans S. 2014.Owl Monkeys (Aotus spp.) Perform Self- and Social Anointing in Captivity. Folia Primatol. 85(2): 119–134

  • Khimji SN, Donati G. 2014. Are rainforest owl monkeys cathemeral? Diurnal activity of black-headed owl monkeys, Aotus nigriceps, at Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru. Primates 55(1): 9–24

  • Matsushita Y, Oota H, Welker BJ, Pavelka MS, Kawamura S. 2014.Color vision variation as evidenced by hybrid l/m opsin genes in wild populations of trichromatic Alouatta New World monkeys. Int. J. Primatol. 35(1): 71–78

  • McKinney T. 2014.Species-specific responses to tourist interactions by white-faced capuchins (Cebus imitator) and mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata) in a Costa Rican wildlife refuge. Int. J. Primatol. 35(2): 573–589

  • Meyer ALS, Pie MR, Passos FC. 2014. Assessing the exposure of lion tamarins (Leontopithecus spp.) to future climate change. Am. J. Primatol.76(6): 551–562

  • Mikich SD, Liebsch D. 2014.Damage to forest plantations by tufted capuchins (Sapajus nigritus): Too many monkeys or not enough fruits? Forest Ecol. & Management 314: 9–16

  • Milton K, Giacalone J. 2014. Differential effects of unusual climatic stress on capuchin (Cebus capucinus) and howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) populations on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Am. J. Primatol. 76(3): 249–261

  • Molina CV, Catão-Dias JL, Neto JSF, Vasconcellos SA, Gennari SM, Del Rio do Valle R, Oliveira de Souza G, de Morais ZM, Vitaliano SN, De Francisco Strefezzi R, Galvño Bueno M. 2014. Sero-epidemiological survey for brucellosis, leptospirosis, and toxoplasmosis in free ranging Alouatta caraya and Callithrix penicillata from São Paulo State, Brazil. J. Med. Primatol. 43(3): 197–201

  • Montague MJ, Disotell TR, Di Fiore A. 2014. Population genetics, dispersal, and kinship among wild squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus macrodon): preferential association between closely related females and its implications for insect prey capture success. Int. J. Primatol. 35(1): 169–187

  • Nascimento Barbosa M, da Silva Mota MT. 2014. Do newborn vocalizations affect the behavioral and hormonal responses of nonreproductive male common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)?Primates 55(2): 293–302

  • Oklander LI, Kowalewski M, Corach D. 2014.Male reproductive strategies in black and gold howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya).Am. J. Primatol. 76(1): 43–55

  • Rabelo RM, Silva FE, Vieira T, Ferreira-Ferreira J, Pozzan F, Dutra W, de Souza e Silva J, Valsecchi J. 2014. Extension of the geographic range of Ateles chamek (Primates, Atelidae): evidence of river-barrier crossing by an Amazonian primate. Primates 55(2): 167–171

  • Sabbatini G, Manrique HM, Trapanese C, Vizioli AB, Call J, Visalberghi E. 2014. Sequential use of rigid and pliable tools in tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). Animal Behav.87: 213–220

  • Santos SV, Strefezzi FR, Pissinatti A, Kanamura CT, Takakura CFH, Duarte MIS, Catão-Dias JL. 2014. Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in two southern Wooly spider monkeys (Brachyteles arachnoides— Geoffroy, 1806) from the Rio de Janeiro primate center, Brazil. J. Med. Primatol. 43(2): 125–129

  • Schoof VAM, Jack KM. 2014. Male social bonds: strength and quality among co-resident white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus). Behavior 151(7): 963–992

  • Setzer AP, Gaspar AMC, Sidoni M, Galvão Bueno M, Catão-Dias JL. 2014. Serosurvey for hepatitis A in Neotropical primates in southeast Brazil. J. Med. Primatol. 43(3): 202–205)

  • Shaffer CA. 2014. Spatial foraging in free ranging bearded sakis: Traveling salesmen or Lévy walkers? Am. J. Primatol. 76(5): 472–484

  • Suarez SA, Karro J, Kiper J, Farler D, McElroy B, Rogers BC, Stockwell B, Young T. 2014. A comparison of computer-generated and naturally occurring foraging patterns in route-network-constrained spider monkeys Am. J. Primatol. 76(5): 460–471

  • Thompson, CL, Williams SH, Glander KE, Teaford MF, Vinyard CJ. 2014. Body temperature and thermal environment in a generalized arboreal anthropoid, wild mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata). Am. J. Phys. Anthropol 154(1): 1–10

  • Tokuda M, Boubli JP, Mourthé I, Izar P, Possamai CB, Strier KB. 2014. Males follow females during fissioning of a group of northern muriquis. Am. J. Primatol. 76(6): 529–538

  • Selected abstracts relating with Neotropical primates from the XXV Congress of the International Primatological Society, 11–17 August 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Alvarado Villalobos M, Aristizabal J, García-Feria L, Serio-Silva J. 2014. Presence of Controrchis biliophilus parasite in a habitat with Cecropia sp. absence in Southeast Mexico.

  • Aquino CC, de Vivo M. 2014. A taxonomic review of the personatus species group, genus Callicebus Thomas, 1903 (Primates, Pitheciidae, Callicebinae).

  • Arruda MF, Araujo A, Lima AK, Hattori WT, Yamamoto ME. 2014. Dynamics of reproductive rearrangement in Callithrix jacchus groups.

  • Barnett AA, Spironello WR. 2014. Misleading assumptions - dental morphology and feeding techniques in Cacajao.

  • Bicca-Marques JC. 2014. Primate conservation medicine: critical lessons learned from an outbreak of sylvatic yellow fever in Southern Brazil.

  • Boubli JP, Sampaio I, Ribas C, Byrne H, Messias M, Schneider H, Farias I. 2014. The new world titi monkeys (Callicebus): First appraisal of phylogenetic relationships based on molecular evidence.

  • Brown MR, Hartwell KS, Notman H, Pavelka MS. 2014. Night moves: differences in spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) sub-group dynamics between night and day.

  • Burrows AM, Smith TD, Durham EL, Bonar CJ, Vinyard CJ. 2014. Delayed facial suture closure and obligate exudativory in marmosets.

  • Caine NG, Wombolt JR. 2014. Snake detection and discrimination in common marmosets.

  • Campos FA, Bergstrom, A Childers, JD Hogan, KM Jack, AD Melin, KN Mosdossy, MS Myers, NA Parr, Sargeant E, Schoof VA, Fedigan LM. 2014. Drivers of home range characteristics across spatiotemporal scales in a Neotropical primate, Cebus capucinus

  • Canales-Espinosa D, Gómez-Espinosa E, Rangel-Negrin A, Dias PA. 2014. Do time budgets, ranging distances, and social behavior depend on feeding behavior in mantled howler monkeys?

  • Carretero-Pinzon X, Vega J, Clanin A. 2014. Promoting primate conservation in Colombia through training and collaboration in education.

  • Cäsar C, Zuberbühler K, Byrne RW. 2014. Anti-predator behaviour of black-fronted titi monkeys (Callicebus nigrifrons).

  • Caselli CB, Mennill DJ, Setz EZ, Gestich CC, Bicca-Marques JC. 2014. Loud calls and territorial defense in black-fronted titi monkeys (Callicebus nigrifrons).

  • Chaves OM, Camaratta D, Bicca-Marques JC. 2014. Brown howler monkeys feed opportunistically at Atlantic forest fragments in Southern Brazil

  • Chism J, Kieran T, Somers K. 2014. Vocal communication of sympatric equatorial and monk sakis (Pithecia

"Recent Publications," Neotropical Primates 21(2), 221-225, (1 December 2014).
Published: 1 December 2014

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