nwm owm table - New World Monkeys Ceboids (Ceboidea)...

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New World Monkeys Ceboids (Ceboidea) Species Range Central & South America & Mexico Diet/Dental Social Organizat ion Social Behavior Locomotion/ arboreal Fast & agile with jumping arboreal Morpholog y Generally, arms/legs similar length so spine parallel to the ground -- quadrupeda l Special Characteristics - general problem solving, tool use, washing foods, gaze following Callotrichid s: marmosets 2:1:3:2/2:1:3:2 insects, tree sap (gum)- strong pointy incisors=dental adaptation to eating gum --chew tree bark, fruit Pairs or small groups--1 female, multimale- polyandry -females give birth to twins-most likely because of male investment in childcare males help take care of infants -female dominant - Reformed claws (evolutionar y reversal) --nail on big toe but claw on other digits -No prehensile tail (other NWM do) Capuchin 2:1:3:3/2:1:3:3 -fruit Prehensile tail derived • use tools to break seeds/nuts Howler Monkey 7-9kg-large bodied 2:1:3:3/2:1:3:3 Lots of leaves- very little fruit
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