, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 288–289

Species status of the black howler monkey,Alouatta pigra, of Belize

  • Robert H. Horwich
Short Communications

DOI: 10.1007/BF02381092

Cite this article as:
Horwich, R.H. Primates (1983) 24: 288. doi:10.1007/BF02381092


Small troop sizes which averaged 5.23 members per troop and the early descent of male testes inAlouatta pigra show a marked difference fromA. palliata. These differences strengthenSmith's (1970) observations of morphological differences betweenA. pigra andA. palliata.

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© Japan Monkey Centre 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert H. Horwich
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  1. 1.Institute of Micro-ontogenetic Ethology and Macro-cosmological Ecology, Route 1Gays MillsUSA