Primate Biogeography

Progress and Prospects


ISBN: 978-0-387-29871-9 (Print) 978-0-387-31710-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Biogeography and Primates: A Review

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-58

      Biogeography and Primates: A Review

  3. Neotropics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-80

      Nested Distribution Patterns and the Historical Biogeography of the Primates of Guyana

    3. Chapter

      Pages 81-103

      Genetic Evidence on the Historical Biogeography of Central American Howler Monkeys

    4. Chapter

      Pages 105-130

      Ecological Biogeography of Primates in Guyana

  4. Africa

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-133

    2. Chapter

      Pages 135-168

      Contrasting Phylogeographic Histories of Chimpanzees in Nigeria and Cameroon: A Multi-Locus Genetic Analysis

    3. Chapter

      Pages 169-200

      Geographic Variation in Savanna Baboon (Papio) Ecology and its Taxonomic and Evolutionary Implications

    4. Chapter

      Pages 201-224

      Biogeography and Evolution of the Cercocebus-Mandrillus Clade: Evidence from the Face

  5. Madagascar

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-227

    2. Chapter

      Pages 229-254

      Lemur Biogeography

    3. Chapter

      Pages 255-268

      Mouse Lemur Phylogeography Revises a Model of Ecogeographic Constraint in Madagascar

    4. Chapter

      Pages 269-300

      Abiotic and Biotic Factors as Predictors of Species Richness on Madagascar

  6. Asia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 301-303

    2. Chapter

      Pages 305-329

      The Geography of Mammals and Rivers in Mainland Southeast Asia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 331-372

      Primate Biogeography and Ecology on the Sunda Shelf Islands: A Paleontological and Zooarchaeological Perspective

  7. Primate Biogeography in Deep Time

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 373-374

    2. Chapter

      Pages 375-418

      The Biogeography of Primate Evolution: The Role of Plate Tectonics, Climate and Chance

    3. Chapter

      Pages 419-437

      Biogeographic Origins of Primate Higher Taxa

    4. Chapter

      Pages 439-467

      Mammalian Biogeography and Anthropoid Origins

    5. Chapter

      Pages 469-522

      Continental Paleobiogeography as Phylogenetic Evidence

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 523-535