, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 268-269
Date: 07 Oct 2010

Erratum to: Demography and Life Histories of Sympatric Patas Monkeys, Erythrocebus patas, and Vervets, Cercopithecus aethiops, in Laikipia, Kenya

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Erratum to: Int J Primatol (2009) 30:103–124


In the original Fig. 1, the callitrichids were inadvertently omitted, not just the strepsirrhines as stated in the text. We correct this with a revised figure that includes all primates for which we have data. Because the residuals are calculated from a new regression (additional data points), their absolute values shift slightly; nonetheless, the pattern remains the same: vervets lie very near the regression line of rm versus ln body size (residuals near zero), whereas patas monkeys have a very high rm for their body size. The point to the right of the patas monkeys represents ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata. Fig. 1

Histogram of the residuals for the linear regression between body mass and maximum potential rate of increase, both log-transformed (data from Ross 1992). The 2 highlighted data points are for vervets and patas monkeys indicating that vervets lie precisely in the regression line, but patas monkeys have ...

The online version of the original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-009-9332-7.