International Journal of Primatology

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 95–98 | Cite as

Monogamy in callitrichids: A consequence of phyletic dwarfism?

  • Walter Leutenegger
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Leutenegger
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of WisconsinMadison

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