1975

Lemur Biology

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ISBN: 978-1-4684-2123-1 (Print) 978-1-4684-2121-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introductory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      History of Study of the Malagasy Lemurs, with Notes on Major Museum Collections

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      Pages 13-21

      Notes on Topography, Climate, and Vegetation of Madagascar

  3. Systematics and Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-40

      The Significance of Chromosomal Studies in the Systematics of the Malagasy Lemurs

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      Pages 41-63

      Development and Eruption of the Premolar Region of Prosimians and Its Bearing on Their Evolution

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      Pages 65-80

      Dentition of Adapis parisiensis and the Evolution of Lemuriform Primates

  4. Morphology and Physiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-109

      Structure of the Ear Region in Living and Subfossil Lemurs

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      Pages 111-124

      Notes on the Cranial Anatomy of the Subfossil Malagasy Lemurs

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      Pages 125-147

      The Lemur Scapula

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      Pages 149-192

      Osteology and Myology of the Lemuriform Postcranial Skeleton

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      Pages 193-206

      Body Temperatures and Behavior of Captive Cheirogaleids

  5. Behavior and Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-218

      Observations on Behavior and Ecology of Phaner furcifer

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      Pages 219-235

      Lemur catta: Ecology and Behavior

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      Pages 237-258

      A Preliminary Study of the Behavior and Ecology of Lemur fulvus rufus Audebert 1800

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      Pages 259-279

      Field Observations of Social Behavior of Lemur fulvus fulvus E. Geoffroy 1812

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      Pages 281-286

      Preliminary Notes on the Behavior and Ecology of Hapalemur griseus

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      Pages 287-311

      Field Observations on Indri indri: A Preliminary Report

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      Pages 313-333

      An Analysis of the Social Behavior of Three Groups of Propithecus verreauxi

  6. Epilogue

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      Pages 335-350

      Future of the Malagasy Lemurs: Conservation or Extinction?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 351-365