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Body mass in Cercopithecidae (primates, mammalia)

Body mass in Cercopithecidae (primates, mammalia)

estimation and scaling in extinct and extant taxa

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cercopithecidae -- Size.,
  • Cercopithecidae, Fossil -- Size.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Delson ... [et al.].
    SeriesAnthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History,, no. 83
    ContributionsDelson, Eric.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .A27 vol. 83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3965455M
    LC Control Number2001270332
    OCLC/WorldCa45687087

    is a leading retailer of ebooks, with a vast range of ebooks from academic, popular and professional publishers. Head and body length varies from 14 in (35 cm) to 30 in (75 cm), while tail length varies from practically zero to 34 in (86 cm), according to species. Body mass ranges from 2 lb 12 oz ( kg) for the diminutive talapoin (Miopithecus talapoin) to 48 lb ( kg) for . Two distinct families of cercopithecoids are usually distinguished: crown cercopithecoids are classified into a single family, Cercopithecidae, with two distinct subfamilies (Colobinae and Cercopithecinae), distinguished at the family level by some authors (e.g., Jablonski, ); whereas stem cercopithecoids are classified into another. Medical definition of Cercopithecidae: a family of primates that includes all the Old World monkeys except the anthropoid apes and is coextensive with a superfamily (Cercopithecoidea).

    Cercopithecidae: 1 n Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey Synonyms: family Cercopithecidae.


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Anthropological Body mass in Cercopithecidae book of the AMNH ; no. The family Cercopithecidae includes 22 genera and species. These monkeys are widely distributed in the Old World from southern Europe (Gibraltar) Body mass in Cercopithecidae book NW Africa; throughout Africa south of the Sahara; and through central and SE Asia, including southern China and most of Japan.

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$ (paperback). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Old World monkey is the common English name for a family of primates known taxonomically as the Cercopithecidae / ˌ s ɜːr k oʊ p ɪ ˈ θ ɛ s ɪ d iː /.Twenty-four genera and species are recognized, making it the largest primate family.

Old World monkey genera include baboons (genus Papio) and macaques (genus Macaca).Common names for other Old World monkeys include the talapoin. Macaques (genus Macaca) represent one of the major lineages of the family Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys).

This family is the only extant family in the superfamily Cercopithecoidea, which, combined with the superfamily Hominoidea (human and apes), constitutes the infraorder Catarrhini (Figure ) [33, 34].Accordingly, besides great apes (chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans) and small. Calculate Your Body Mass Index.

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In general, the higher the number, the more body fat a person has. Cercopithecidae Included subfamilies (for BioLib & ITIS & Mammal Species of the World () & TPDB, 3 May ): Cercopithecinae, Colobinae. Other articles where Cercopithecoidea is discussed: primate: Classification: Superfamily Cercopithecoidea 1 family with 21 genera.

Family Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys) 2 subfamilies of 21 genera with or more species, almost all from Asia and Africa. 17 fossil species in 11 genera dating from Middle Miocene to Holocene. Superfamily. The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia ().

It might be outdated or ideologically biased. Cercopithecinae a subfamily of lower catarrhine monkeys. Body length, from 35 cm (the guenon C. talapoin) to 80 cm (the baboon); weight, from 1 to 30 kg. In most species of Cercopithecinae, the tail is long, but in some it is of medium.

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quadratirostris has been reassigned to the genus Soromandrillus. It is known from several infilled cave sites in South. URI: Definition: a characteristic of a species, meaning that it has distinct male and female individual organisms.

show all. Monkey, in general, any of nearly species of tailed primate, with the exception of lemurs, tarsiers, and lorises. The presence of a tail (even if only a tiny nub), along with their narrow-chested bodies and other features of the skeleton, distinguishes monkeys from apes.

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Translingual: A taxonomic family within the order Primates – the Old World monkeys, etc. Family Cercopithecidae Old World monkeys. Cercopithecidae: information (1) Cercopithecidae: pictures () While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control.

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