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Common marmoset
Callithrix jacchus

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REFERENCES

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Arruda MF, Araujo A, Sousa MBC, Albuquerque FS, Albuquerque ACSR, Yamamoto ME. 2005. Two breeding females within free-living groups may not always indicate polygyny: alternative subordinate female strategies in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus). Folia Primatol 76(1): 10-20.

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Saltzman W, Severin JM, Schultz-Darken NJ, Abbott DH. 1997. Behavioral and social correlates of escape from suppression of ovulation in female common marmosets with the natal family. Am J Primatol 41:1-21.

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Ziegler TE, Schultz-Darken NJ, Scott JJ, Snowdon CT, Ferris CF. 2005. Neuroendocrine response to female ovulatory odors depends upon social condition in male common marmosets, Callithrix jacchus. Horm Behav 47(1): 56-64.

Ziegler TE, Sousa MBC. 2002. Parent-daughter relationships and social controls on fertility in female common marmosets, Callithrix jacchus. Horm Behav 42(3): 356-67.

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