Monkey Species - Infraorders Class Supperfamily...

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Unformatted text preview: Infraorders Class Supperfamily Strepsirhini Morphology Habits Dental Tooth Comb Moist Rhinarum­good sence of smell Unfused mandbular and frontal symphases Tarpetum Lucium­Low light vision Lemuroidea Lemurs Small speceis=nocturnal ­Postorbital bar Varied Diet ­Mostly ­quadripides and quadripieds leapers ­Female Lorisodia Lories & Galagos Nocturnal ­Some Terestrial dominance Varied Diet Arborial Haplorihini Dry Nose quadripieds Retinal Favea good for colour vision ­Postorbital closure ­Fused mandibular and Tarsiformes fronal symphases Small boddied (80­130 g) Entirly Fauniyorous ­One genus (tarius) ­large (only eat living things) eyes ­nocturnal ­fused lower leg bone (function at night) Platyrrhines Larger (110g­11.6kg) Most entirly arboreal, sometimes come to (Neotropical ­Prehnesile tail (can Monkeys) support their own weight) ground to feed on seeds ­Cebidae ­Altidae Catarrhines (old Larger 1kg­175kg ­Callitrichidae world monkeys & Apes) ­Cercopithecidae ­Hylobatidae ­Hominidae Variety of diets, social organizations and adaptations Location Madagascar and comoro islands Sub­Sahara Africa and Southeast Asia Southest Asia (axcept philipines) Central and South America (peru and colombia) Africa, Asia, and SE Asia ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course ANTHROPOLO ANT100Y taught by Professor Watts,lehman,danesi,barker during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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