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Capuchin monkeys (Cebus) are one of the genera with the widest distribution among Neotropical primates (New World Monkeys, Platyrrhini), accompanied by an elevated genetic, phenotypic, behavioral, morphological, and ecological diversity, both at the interspecific and population levels. Despite being one of the most studied primate genera, this high diversity has led to a particularly complex and controversial taxonomy. In this contribution, we explored the patterns of skull size and shape variation among the southernmost distributed populations of Cebus using three-dimensional geometric morphometric techniques. Results showed a marked morphological differentiation (in size and shape) between previously recognized species (C. nigritus and southern C. libidinosus), and also among C. libidinosus populations, which were quantitatively related with the geographic distance between them. This pattern supports a differentiation between the northwestern Argentina and southern Bolivia and Paraguay forms. Other taxonomic implications are also discussed. © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media New York.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Intra and Interspecific Variation in Cranial Morphology on the Southernmost Distributed Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) Species
Autor:Arístide, L.; Soto, I.M.; Mudry, M.D.; Nieves, M.
Filiación:Grupo de Investigación en Biología Evolutiva (GIBE), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Int. Guiraldes 2160, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Laboratorio de Evolución, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Int. Guiraldes 2160, Buenos Aires, Argentina
IEGEBA-CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:Cebus; Geometric morphometrics; Platyrrhini; Populations
Página de inicio:349
Página de fin:355
Título revista:Journal of Mammalian Evolution
Título revista abreviado:J. Mamm. Evol.


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Arístide, L., Soto, I.M., Mudry, M.D. & Nieves, M. (2014) . Intra and Interspecific Variation in Cranial Morphology on the Southernmost Distributed Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) Species. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 21(3), 349-355.
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Arístide, L., Soto, I.M., Mudry, M.D., Nieves, M. "Intra and Interspecific Variation in Cranial Morphology on the Southernmost Distributed Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) Species" . Journal of Mammalian Evolution 21, no. 3 (2014) : 349-355.
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Arístide, L., Soto, I.M., Mudry, M.D., Nieves, M. "Intra and Interspecific Variation in Cranial Morphology on the Southernmost Distributed Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) Species" . Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 21, no. 3, 2014, pp. 349-355.
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Arístide, L., Soto, I.M., Mudry, M.D., Nieves, M. Intra and Interspecific Variation in Cranial Morphology on the Southernmost Distributed Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) Species. J. Mamm. Evol. 2014;21(3):349-355.