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Primate Taxonomy

Colin Groves
Format
Book
Published
Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
Smithsonian Series in Comparative Evolutionary Biology
ISBN
156098872X (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part 1 Theory of Primate Taxonomy 1
  • 1. What Taxonomy Is Meant to Do and How It Should Do It 3
  • Levels of Taxonomy
  • Changing the Names
  • Meaning of "Relatedness"
  • Emergence of Defined Taxonomic Philosophies
  • Importance of Monophyly
  • Problems with Cladistics
  • DNA Revolution
  • Cladistic Method
  • Fossil Record
  • 2. Taxonomic Ranking and Nomenclature 15
  • Linnaean Hierarchy
  • Adding More Categories
  • Ages of the Different Ranks
  • Should Taxa Be Ranked at All?
  • Rules of Nomenclature
  • 3. Species-Group 26
  • Theoretical Species Concepts
  • Operational Species Concepts
  • Species in Paleontology
  • Resolution?
  • Need Species Be Monophyletic?
  • Subspecies and Populations
  • Phylogeography and Subspecies
  • Consequences for Conservation
  • 4. A Brief History of Primate Taxonomy 39
  • Successors to Linnaeus
  • Early Nineteenth Century: The French School
  • Early Nineteenth Century: The German Contribution
  • Primate Taxonomy Takes Off in the Anglophone World
  • Age of Prolixity
  • Age of Revisions
  • Chromosome Revolution
  • Protein Revolution
  • Fieldwork Revolution
  • Late Twentieth-Century Synthesis
  • Where the Main Collections Are
  • Protocol for Alpha Taxonomy
  • 5. Taxonomy of Primates above the Family Level 54
  • Dividing the Strepsirrhini
  • Dividing the Haplorrhini
  • Interrelationships of Platyrrhines
  • A Classification of Primates to Family Level
  • Part 2 Putting Primate Taxonomy into Practice 63
  • Malagasy Lemurs 65
  • Family Cheirogaleidae Gray, 1873 65
  • Family Lemuridae Gray, 1821 72
  • Family Megaladapidae Forsyth Major, 1893 83
  • Family Indridae Burnett, 1828 86
  • Family Daubentoniidae Gray, 1863 92
  • Loriformes 93
  • Family Loridae Gray, 1821 93
  • Family Galagonidae Gray, 1825 99
  • Tarsiiformes 121
  • Family Tarsiidae Gray, 1825 121
  • Platyrrhini 126
  • Family Cebidae Bonaparte, 1831 126
  • Subfamily Hapalinae Gray, 1821 126
  • Subfamily Cebinae Bonaparte, 1831 148
  • Subfamily Chrysotrichinae Cabrera, 1900 156
  • Family Nyctipithecidae Gray, 1870 162
  • Family Pitheciidae Mivart, 1865 167
  • Subfamily Pitheciinae Mivart, 1865 167
  • Subfamily Callicebinae Pocock, 1925 170
  • Family Atelidae Gray, 1825 178
  • Subfamily Mycetinae Gray, 1825 178
  • Subfamily Atelinae Gray, 1825 186
  • Old World Monkeys--Superfamily Cercopithecoidea Gray, 1821 196
  • Family Cercopithecidae Gray, 1821 196
  • Subfamily Cercopithecinae Gray, 1821 196
  • Tribe Cercopithecini Gray, 1821 196
  • Tribe Papionini Burnett, 1828 220
  • Subfamily Colobinae Jerdon, 1867 246
  • African Group 246
  • Langur Group 257
  • Odd-Nosed Group 285
  • Hominoids--Superfamily Hominoidea Gray, 1825 289
  • Family Hylobatidae Gray, 1870 289
  • Family Hominidae Gray, 1825 298
  • Subfamily Ponginae Elliot, 1912 298
  • Subfamily Homininae Gray, 1825 300
  • Appendix A Word about Fossil Primates 310.
Description
viii, 350 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-340) and index.
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