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Primate patterns. by Phyllis Dolhinow

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


  • Primates -- Behavior

Book details:

LC ClassificationsQL737.P9 D64
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 425 p.
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5471641M
ISBN 100030854857
LC Control Number73174777

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: 1. The nonhuman primates: an overview / Phyllis Dolhinow --pt. studies A preliminary report on expressive movements and communication in the Gombe stream Chimpanzees / Jane van Lawick-Goodall The behavior of the mountain . Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern forms. record. In the sections below, we undertake a broad review of primate origins from the time of the dinosaurs up until the emergence of the first hominins. Each section starts with a review of the major global patterns of geography and climate. This information is needed to understand how environmental factors influenced primate macroevolution. Non-human Primate Social Group Composition. While there is considerable variation in social group composition among the primates, there is very little variability within each species. In fact, most non-human primate species are limited to only one of the following six basic patterns.

  Buy a cheap copy of Primate patterns book by Phyllis Dolhinow. Free shipping over $/5(1). A primate (/ ˈ p r aɪ m eɪ t / PRY-mayt) (from Latin primat-, from primus: "prime, first rank") is a eutherian mammal constituting the taxonomic order es arose 85–55 million years ago first from small terrestrial mammals, which adapted to living in the trees of tropical forests: many primate characteristics represent adaptations to life in this challenging environment Class: Mammalia. This critical review of behavior patterns in nonhuman primates is an excellent study of the importance of female roles in different social groups and their significance in the evolution of human social life. "A book that properly illuminates in rich detail not only developmental and socioecological aspects of primate behavior but also how and why certain questions are . Primate, in zoology, any mammal of the group that includes the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans. The order Primates, with its or more species, is the third most diverse order of mammals, after rodents (Rodentia) and bats (Chiroptera). Many primates have high levels of intelligence.

This book should be of interest to biologists and primatologists. Show less. Primate Behavior: Developments in Field and Laboratory Research, Volume 4 examines developments in field and laboratory research on primate behavior. with emphasis on their social structure and social organization as well as patterns of social and sexual. Start studying anth book quizes. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. what are the three patterns of natural selection one-way, disruptive, and stabilizing Which of the following is a primitive characteristic of the primate suborder strepsirrhini? Moist rhinarium Reduced snout Long life. Locomotor, or movement, patterns are highly variable, from the forelimb-dominated arm-swinging (brachiation) of the gibbon to the hind-limb –dominated locomotion of galagos (clinging to and leaping between vertical supports) and humans (terrestrial bipedalism).   This book provides a novel focus on adaptive explanations for cranial and postcranial features and functional complexes, socioecological systems, life history patterns, etc. in early primates. It further offers a detailed rendering of the phylogenetic affinities of such basal taxa to later primate clades as well as to other early/recent mammalian orders/5(2).