Barelli, Claudia

Evolution of Gibbons and Siamang

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. The Evolution of Gibbons and Siamang
Ulrich H. Reichard, Claudia Barelli, Hirohisa Hirai, Matthew G. Nowak

2. The Role of Historical and Fossil Records in Predicting Changes in the Spatial Distribution of Hylobatids
Helen J. Chatterjee

3. Locomotion and Posture in Ancestral Hominoids Prior to the Split of Hylobatids
Matthew G. Nowak, Ulrich H. Reichard

4. The Fossil Record and Evolutionary History of Hylobatids
Terry Harrison

5. Hylobatid Evolution in Paleogeographic and Paleoclimatic Context
Ulrich H Reichard, Michelle M Croissier

Part II. Gibbon and Siamang Phylogeny

6. Unique Evolution of Heterochromatin and Alpha Satellite DNA in Small Apes
Akihiko Koga, Hirohisa Hirai

7. Phylogeny and Classification of Gibbons (Hylobatidae)
Christian Roos

Part III. Evolution of Gibbon and Siamang Morphology and Locomotion

8. Why Is the Siamang Larger Than Other Hylobatids?
Ulrich H. Reichard, Holger Preuschoft

9. Gibbons to Gorillas: Allometric Issues in Hominoid Cranial Evolution
Erin R. Leslie, Brian T. Shea

10. The Torso-Orthograde Positional Behavior of Wild White-Handed Gibbons (Hylobates lar)
Matthew G. Nowak, Ulrich H. Reichard

11. Selective Value of Characteristic Size Parameters in Hylobatids. A Biomechanical Approach to Small Ape Size and Morphology
Holger Preuschoft, K.-H. Schönwasser, Ulrich Witzel

Part IV. Gibbon and Siamang Cognition

12. Hand Manipulation Skills in Hylobatids
Jacqueline M. Prime, Susan M. Ford

13. The Evolution of Technical Intelligence: Perspectives from the Hylobatidae
Clare L. Cunningham, James R. Anderson, Alan R. Mootnick

14. Communication and Cognition of Small Apes
Katja Liebal

15. Gibbon Songs: Understanding the Evolution and Development of This Unique Form of Vocal Communication
Hiroki Koda

16. Erratum to: Phylogeny and Classification of Gibbons (Hylobatidae)
Christian Roos

Keywords: Life Sciences, Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Neurobiology, Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology

Publication year
Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects
Page amount
7 pages
Natural Sciences
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