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Owl monkey

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Aquino R, Encarnación F. 1994. Owl monkey populations in Latin America: field work and conservation. In: Baer JF, Weller RE, Kakoma I, editors. Aotus: the owl monkey. San Diego (CA): Academic Pr. p 59-95.

Bolen RH, Green SM. 1997. Use of olfactory cues in foraging by owl monkeys (Aotus nancymai) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). J Comp Psych 111(2): 152-8.

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de Sousa e Silva Jr. J, Fernandes MEB. 1999. A northeastern extension of the distribution of Aotus infulatus in Maranhão, Brazil. Neotrop Prim 7(3): 76-9.

Defler TR, Rodríguez-M JV, Hernández-Camacho JI. 2003. Conservation priorities for Colombian primates. Prim Cons 19: 10-18.

Dixson AF. 1994. Reproductive biology of the owl monkey. In: Baer JF, Weller RE, Kakoma I, editors. Aotus: the owl monkey. San Diego (CA): Academic Pr. p 113-32.

Fernandez-Duque E. In press. The Aotinae: social monogamy in the only nocturnal haplorhines. Primates in Perspective. In: Bearder S, Campbell CJ, Fuentes A, MacKinnon KC, Panger M, editors. Primates in perspective. Oxford (UK): Oxford Univ Pr.

Fernandez-Duque E. 2003. Influences of moonlight, ambient temperature, and food availability on the diurnal and nocturnal activity of owl monkeys (Aotus azarai). Behav Ecol Sociobiol 54(5): 431-40.

Fernandez-Duque E. 2004. High levels of intra-sexual competition in sexually monomorphic owlm nokeys [Abstract]. Folia Primatol 75(Suppl. 1): 260.

Fernandez-Duque E, Huntington C. 2002. Disappearances of individuals from social groups have implications for understanding natal dispersal in monogamous owl monkeys (Aotus azarai). Am J Primatol 57(4): 219-25.

Fernandez-Duque E, Rotundo M, Ramirez-Llorens P. 2002. Environmental determinants of birth seasonality in night monkeys (Aotus azarai) of the Argentinean Chaco. Int J Primatol 23(3): 639-56.

Fernandez-Duque E, Rotundo M, Sloan C. 2001. Density and population structure of owl monkeys (Aotus azarai) in the Argentinean Chaco. Am J Primatol 53(3): 99-109.

Ford SM. 1994. Taxonomy and distribution of the owl monkey. In: Baer JF, Weller RE, Kakoma I, editors, Aotus: the owl monkey. San Diego (CA): Academic Pr. p 1-57.

Garcia JE, Braza F. 1993. Sleeping sites and lodge trees of the night monkey (Aotus azarae) in Bolivia. Int J Primatol 14(3): 467-77.

Gozalo A, Montoya E. 1990. Reproduction of the owl monkey (Aotus nancymai) (Primates: Cebidae) in captivity. Am J Primatol 21(1): 61-8.

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Hilton-Taylor C, compiler. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of threatened species. Gland (Switzerland): IUCN. 61 p.

Kinzey WG. 1997. Synopsis of New World primates (16 genera). In: Kinzey WG, editor. New world primates: ecology, evolution, and behavior. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. p 169-324.

Noback CR. 1975. The visual system of primates in phylogenetic studies. In: Luckett WP, Szalay FS, editors. Phylogeny of the primates: a multidisciplinary approach. New York: Plenum Pr. p 199-218.

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Sussman RW. 2000. Primate ecology and social structure. Volume 2, New world monkeys. Needham Heights (MA): Pearson Custom. 207 p.

Wright PC. 1978. Home range, activity pattern, and agonistic encounters of a group of night monkeys (Aotus trivirgatus) in Peru. Folia Primatol 29: 43-55.

Wright PC. 1981. The night monkeys, Genus Aotus. In: Coimbra-Filho AF, Mittermeier RA, editors. Ecology and behavior of neotropical primates, Volume 1. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Academia Brasileira de Ciências. p 211-40.

Wright PC. 1984. Biparental care in Aotus trivirgatus and Callicebus moloch. In: Small MF, editor. Female primates: studies by women primatologists. New York: Alan R. Liss. p 59-75.

Wright PC. 1986. Ecological correlates of monogamy in Aotus and Callicebus. In: Else JG, Lee PC, editors. Primate ecology and conservation, Volume 2. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge Univ Pr. p 159-67.

Wright PC. 1989. The nocturnal primate niche in the New World. J Hum Evol 18(7): 635-58.

Wright PC. 1994. The behavior and ecology of the owl monkey. In: Baer JF, Weller RE, Kakoma I, editors. Aotus: the owl monkey. San Diego (CA): Academic Pr. p 97-112.

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