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Locomotion in Nocturnal Prosimians

  • Holger Preuschoft
  • Hartmut Witte
  • Martin Fischer
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Abstract

Napier and Napier (1967), whose categorization has often been criticized and sometimes modified, but never replaced, divided the prosimians into the following locomotor categories: slow climbing (and bridging), branch running and walking, vertical clinging and leaping.

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Small Mammal Stride Length Stride Frequency Mass Moment Trunk Flexion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Preuschoft
    • 1
  • Hartmut Witte
    • 1
  • Martin Fischer
    • 2
  1. 1.Abtlg. Funktionelle Morphologie Institut für AnatomieRuhr-Universität BochumGermany
  2. 2.Institut für spezielle Zoologie und EvolutionsbiologieFriedrich Schiller-Universität JenaGermany

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