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Masters, Judith

Leaping Ahead

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Table of contents

1. What’s in a Name? Higher Level Taxonomy of the Prosimian Primates
Judith Masters, Marco Gamba, Fabien Génin

2. Species-Level Diversity Among Malagasy Lemurs
Ian Tattersall

3. Strepsirhine Divergence Dates Estimated from Mitochondrial Gene Sequences, and the Status of Daubentonia madagascariensis

Daniel Montagnon

4. Organismal Biology, Molecular Systematics, and Phylogenetic Reconstruction
Jeffrey H. Schwartz

5. Is Temporal Plasticity in Lemurs a Strategy for Dealing with Unpredictable or Predictable, Seasonal Environments?
Deborah J. Curtis, Giuseppe Donati

6. Life History Variation in Madagascar’s Giant Extinct Lemurs
Laurie R. Godfrey, Gary T. Schwartz, William L. Jungers, Kierstin K. Catlett, Karen E. Samonds, Stephen J. King, Kathleen M. Muldoon, Mitchell T. Irwin, David A. Burney

7. Population Genetics, Parasitism, and Long-Term Population Dynamics of Microcebus murinus in Littoral Forest Fragments of South-Eastern Madagascar
Jörg U. Ganzhorn, Andreas Hapke, Petra Lahann, Brigitte Raharivololona, Jean-Baptiste Ramanamanjato, Ernest Refaly, Jutta Schmid, Julia Schad, Simone Sommer

8. Range Shifts of Mouse Lemurs in South-Eastern Madagascar: Evidence from Mitochondrial Genetic Data
Andreas Hapke, Tony B. D. Andrianaivo, Mark Gligor, Emilienne Razafimahatratra

9. Habitat Use by the Red Slender Loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Masmullah Proposed Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka
Lilia Bernede, Simon K. Bearder, Asoka Gunawardene

10. Forest Fragmentation Imperils Red Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in South-Western Sri Lanka
K. Anne-Isola Nekaris, Sarah M. Jaffe, Giuseppe Donati

11. Head Posture and Visual Orientation in Loris tardigradus During Locomotion on Oblique Supports
Nancy J. Stevens, Christopher P. Heesy

12. Predation on Two Lemur Species in Sahamalaza Peninsula, North-Western Madagascar
Guy Hermas Randriatahina, N. Sylviane M. Volampeno

13. Preliminary Results on the Behavioral Ecology of the Hairy-Eared Dwarf Lemur (Allocebus trichotis) in Andasibe, Eastern Madagascar
Karla Biebouw

14. Venus in Fur: Female Power in Mouse Lemurs Microcebus murinus and M. griseorufus

Fabien Génin

15. Group Size, Composition and Stability in a Wild Population of Blue-Eyed Black Lemurs (Eulemur flavifrons) at Ankarafa, Sahamalaza National Park
Guy Hermas Randriatahina, Jean-Jacques Roeder

16. Eviction and Troop Reconstruction in a Single Matriline of Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta): What Happened When “Grandmother” Died?
Takayo Soma, Naoki Koyama

17. Coprolites Associated with Archaeolemur Remains in North-Western Madagascar Suggest Dietary Diversity and Cave Use in a Subfossil Prosimian
Natalie Vasey, David A. Burney, Laurie R. Godfrey

18. The Dental Ecology of Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta)
Frank P. Cuozzo, Michelle L. Sauther

19. Exudates and Animal Prey Characterize Slow Loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus, N. coucang and N. javanicus) Diet in Captivity and After Release into the Wild
Ulrike Streicher, Angelina Wilson, Rebecca L. Collins, K. Anne-Isola Nekaris

20. Isotopic Variability and Lemur Diet in a Dry Madagascan Forest: A Cautionary Tale
Brooke E. Crowley, Laurie R. Godfrey

21. Variable Energetic Strategies in Disturbed and Undisturbed Rain Forests: Eulemur rubriventer Fecal Cortisol Levels in South-Eastern Madagascar
Stacey R. Tecot

22. Photoperiod-Related Changes in Thermoregulatory Capacity in Gray Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus murinus)

Jérémy Terrien, Fabienne Aujard

23. Spoilt for Choice: Selection of Hibernacula by Cheirogaleus medius

Kathrin H. Dausmann

24. Seasonality and Behavioral Energy Strategies in Microcebus berthae and M. murinus

Melanie Dammhahn, Peter M. Kappeler

25. The Ecology of Touch: Are Prosimians Special?
Magdalena N. Muchlinski

26. The Importance of Olfaction for Predator Detection in Spectral Tarsiers
Sharon L. Gursky

27. Size of Olfactory Structures in Strepsirhines: Ontogenetic and Ecological Factors
Timothy D. Smith, Laura J. Alport, Anne M. Burrows

28. The Sensory Ecology of Foraging for Animal Prey
Björn M. Siemers

29. Evolution of Auditory Sensitivity Among Strepsirhine Primates
Marissa A. Ramsier

30. Vocalizations of Red Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Masmullah Proposed Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka
Lilia Bernede, Robert Davies, K. Anne-Isola Nekaris, Asoka Gunawardene, Simon K. Bearder

31. Variation in Strepsirhine Infant Isolation Calls and Its Evolutionary Implications
John D. Newman, Catherine D. Depeine, Michelle L. Becker

32. Primate Serenades: Call Variation, Species Diversity, and Adaptation in Nocturnal Strepsirhines
Elke Zimmermann

33. Noises in the Dark: Vocal Communication in Lepilemur ruficaudatus and Other Nocturnal Pair-Living Primates
Claudia Fichtel, Roland Hilgartner

34. Artificial Neural Networks: A New Tool for Studying Lemur Vocal Communication
Luca Pozzi, Marco Gamba, Cristina Giacoma

35. A Quantitative Description of the Vocal Types Emitted in the Indri’s Song
Viviana Sorrentino, Marco Gamba, Cristina Giacoma

36. What Can Virtual Vocal Tracts Tell Us About Lemur Communication?
Marco Gamba, Jules Medard, Haingoson Andriamialison, Gilbert Rakotoarisoa, Cristina Giacoma

37. Cognitive Capacities of Captive Gray Mouse Lemurs as Evidenced by Object Manipulation
Alain Schilling

38. Status, Distribution, and Conservation of Slender Lorises in India
Honnavalli N. Kumara, Mewa Singh, Mohammed Irfan-Ullah, Shanthala Kumar

39. Berenty Reserve: Past, Present, and Future
Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony, Alison Jolly

40. Berenty Reserve: Interactions Among the Diurnal Lemur Species and the Gallery Forest
Hantanirina Rasamimanana, Josia Razafindramanana, Anne S. Mertl-Millhollen, Kathryn Blumenfeld-Jones, Sahoby Marin Raharison, Donald Raymond Tsaramanana, Voahirana Razoliharisoa, Laurent Tarnaud

41. Why Do Some Ring-Tailed Lemurs Feeding on Leucaena Not Suffer from Alopecia Syndrome?
Vonjy Nirina Andrianome, Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony, Hantanirina Rasamimanana

42. The Impact of Alopecia Syndrome on Female Reproductive Parameters in Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) in Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
Shinichiro Ichino, Takayo Soma, Naoki Koyama

43. Conservation of Malagasy Prosimians: A View from the Great Red Island
Jonah H. Ratsimbazafy, Summer J. Arrigo-Nelson, Luke Dollar, Christopher M. Holmes, Mitchell T. Irwin, Steig E. Johnson, Nancy J. Stevens, Patricia C. Wright

Keywords: Life Sciences, Zoology, Animal Ecology, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Animal Physiology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects
Page amount
25 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461445111

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