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Gould, Lisa

Lemurs

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Table of contents

Section One. Lemur Origins, History of Ecological Studies on Lemurs, and the Ecology of the Recently Extinct (Subfossil) Lemurs

1. Origin of the Malagasy Strepsirhine Primates
Ian Tattersall

2. Notes on the History of Ecological Studies of Malagasy Lemurs
Alison Jolly, R. W. Sussman

3. Ecology and Extinction of Madagascar's Subfossil Lemurs
Laurie R. Godfrey, William L. Jungers, Gary T. Schwartz

Section Two. The Evolution of Lemur Traits, Basic and Unusual Patterns

4. Impact of Ecology on the Teeth of Extant Lemurs: A Review of Dental Adaptations, Function, and Life History
Frank P. Cuozzo, Nayuta Yamashita

5. Big Is Beautiful: Fat Storage and Hibernation as a Strategy to Cope with Marked Seasonality in the Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus medius)
Joanna Fietz, K. H. Dausmann

6. Polyspecific Associations of Crowned Lemurs and Sanford's Lemurs in Madagascar
Benjamin Z. Freed

7. Cathemerality in Lemurs
Deborah J. Curtis

8. Adaptations in the Aye-aye: A Review
Eleanor J. Sterling, Erin E. McCreless

Section Three. Connecting Ecology and Adaptation: Summaries and New Studies

9. Evolutionary Divergence in the Brown Lemur Species Complex
Steig E. Johnson

10. Ecological Diversity and Seasonal Adaptations of Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus spp.)
Ute Radespiel

11. Social Pair-Bonding and Resource Defense in Wild Red-Bellied Lemurs (Eulemur rubriventer)
Deborah J. Overdorff, Stacey R. Tecot

12. Lemur catta Ecology: What We Know and What We Need to Know
Lisa Gould

13. Impact of Seasonality and Reproduction on Social Structure, Ranging Patterns, and Fission–Fusion Social Organization in Red Ruffed Lemurs
Natalie Vasey

14. Ecologically Enigmatic Lemurs: The Sifakas of the Eastern Forests (Propithecus candidus, P. diadema, P. edwardsi, P. perrieri, and P. tattersalli)
Mitchell T. Irwin

15. Behavioral and Ecological Adaptations in Two Small Folivorous Lemurs with Different Social Organization: Avabi and Lepilemur
Urs Thalmann

16. The Feeding Ecology and Related Adaptations of Indri indri
Joyce A. Powzyk, Christopher B. Mowry

17. Behavior and Ecology of Gentle Lemurs (Genus Hapalemur)
Chia L. Tan

Section Four. Lemur Adaptations to a Changing Environment, Natural and Anthropogenic Stress

18. Considering Climate Change Effects in Lemur Ecology and Conservation
Patricia C. Wright

19. Diet Composition, Foraging, and Feeding Behavior in Relation to Habitat Disturbance: Implications for the Adaptability of Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia variegata editorium) in Manombo Forest, Madagascar
Jonah Ratsimbazafy

20. Overview on the Health and Disease Ecology of Wild Lemurs: Conservation Implications
Randall E. Junge

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Nyckelord: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

Författare
 
Utgivare
Springer
Utgivningsår
2007
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Kategori
Naturvetenskaper
Format
E-bok
eISBN (PDF)
9780387345864

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