By H. Schneider, A. L. Rosenberger (auth.), Marilyn A. Norconk, Alfred L. Rosenberger, Paul A. Garber (eds.)

This selection of 29 papers grew out of a symposium entitled "Setting the long run schedule for Neotropical Primates. " The symposium used to be held on the division of Zoo­ logical learn, nationwide Zoological Park, Washington D. C. , on February 26-27, 1994, and used to be subsidized by way of the Wenner-Gren starting place for Anthropological examine, Smith­ sonian establishment, and neighbors of the nationwide Zoo. We positioned the symposium including goals: to honor Warren G. Kinzey for his contributions to the starting to be box of platyrrhine reports and to supply researchers who paintings within the Neotropics with the oppor­ tunity to debate fresh advancements, to spot components of study that require extra learn, and particularly to assist advisor the subsequent iteration of researchers. The symposium supplied the chance to acknowledge Warren as a mentor and col­ laborator to the contribution of the research of platyrrhines. Contributions to the booklet have been improved as a way to supply a extra accomplished view of platyrrhine evolution and ecology, to stress the interdisciplinary nature of lots of those reports, and to excessive­ mild the vital function that New global monkeys play in advancing primatology. If this vol­ ume have been to require significant revisions after only one extra decade of study, that may be a becoming testomony to Warren's enthusiasm and his force to repeatedly replace the sphere with new rules and strategies. Tributes to Warren and an inventory of his guides were released somewhere else (Norconk, 1994, 1996; Rosenberger 1994, 1995).

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It extends through the states of Espirito Santo, eastern Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sui into Argentina in the province of Misiones (Kinzey, 1982; Rylands, 1994b; Bitteti et al. , 1994). Kinzey (1982) indicated that the northern brown howler, A. f fusca, occurred north of the Rio Doce in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, but recent evidence indicates that the southern form, A. f clamitans, occurs north as far as the Rio Jequitinhonha, and if the subspecies are valid, A.

Libidinosus as east central Brazil along the left bank of the Rio Sao Francisco, which separates it from C. a. xanthosternos. This range includes western Minas Gerais and part of western Bahia, and extends north through the north-east states of Sergipe, Piaui, Pernambuco, Natal, and Ceara to Maranhao. o 20 O A. fusca D A. be/zebu/ 30 Figure 6. The distribution of Alouatta Jusca and Alouatta belzebul in the Atlantic forest (from Langguth et al. , 1989; Rylands, 1994a, 1994b). Primates of the Atlantic Forest 31 Alouatta Alouatta fusca occurs throughout a large part of the Atlantic forest, south from southern Bahia, probably as far north as the Rio Paraguac;:u in the past, although it is now practically extinct in the state, some few isolated populations remaining in the far south near the border with Minas Gerais.

1993) indicates that Ateles, Lagothrix and Brachyteles diverged a little over 10 million years ago, but according to Rosenberger 44 A. B. Rylands et al. (1984) this would have occurred in the mid-Miocene, some 14-15 million years ago. If Brachyteles arose as a result of the isolation of an ancestral form in the Atlantic forest, this would argue for the break occurring at one of these two times. The separation of the atelines pre-dates the radiation of the extant callitrichins which is believed to have occurred in the late Miocene, early Pliocene, some five million years ago according to Rosenberger (1984), although later Rosenberger (I 992a) indicates that the radiation began much earlier, 16 million years ago, with Saguinus branching off about 10 million years ago .

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