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Primates

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 602–605 | Cite as

Further evidence of insect consumption in the bearded saki monkey,Chiropotes satanas chiropotes

  • Russell A. Mittermeier
  • William R. Konstant
  • Howard Ginsberg
  • Marc G. M. van Roosmalen
  • Espedito Cordeiro da SilvaJr.
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Abstract

Insects of at least six orders were found in the stomachs of four wild-shotChiropotes satanas chiropotes from Surinam, thus providing further evidence of omnivory in this genus of Neotropical primates.

Keywords

Animal Ecology Neotropical Primate Insect Consumption 
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© Japan Monkey Centre 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Russell A. Mittermeier
    • 1
    • 2
  • William R. Konstant
    • 1
    • 2
  • Howard Ginsberg
    • 3
  • Marc G. M. van Roosmalen
    • 4
  • Espedito Cordeiro da SilvaJr.
    • 5
  1. 1.World Wildlife Fund, U.S.Washington, D.N.U.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of Anatomical Science, Health Sciences CenterState University of New YorkStony BrookU.S.A.
  3. 3.Department of Ecology and EvolutionState University of New YorkStony BrookU.S.A.
  4. 4.Research Institute for Nature ManagementLeersumThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Department de Ciencias BiomedicasCidade Universitaria, CEP 12491Rio de Janeiro, JRBrazil

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