What are the features of strepsirrhini?
Rhinarium, Toothcomb, Bicornuate uterus
What are features of hylobatidae?
Arboreal, brachiation, tailless
What is the adaptation for a larger brain in primates?
Maintain social information and status within the groups
Where are the old world monkeys from?
Africa and South East Asia
Which genus is within Hominoidea?
Gorrilla, Pan, Pongo, Homo
What form of feeding do lemuridae have?
Which species are in scandentia?
What type of nose do haplorrihini's have?
Separate nose with full continuous lip
What is the origin of stepsirrhines?
What are the features of cercopithecidae?
Omnivores, simple stomachs and cheek pouches
What order is in strepsirrhini?
How do howler monkeys make the noise?
Enlarged hyoid bone
What do hylobatidae use singing for?
Territorial defence and family defence
What are lemuridae groups like?
Highly social and terrestrial
What are the features of indriidae?
Vocal, folivorous, bipedal leaping
What are the features of catarrhini?
Narrow septum, downward pointing nostrils
Which species are in hylonatidae?
Gibbons and siamang
What are the old world monkeys?
What is the primate skull morphology?
Forward facing eyes, postorbital bar
What is primate sight like?
Binocular stereoscopic vision
What features do Tarsiidae have?
Highly adapted night vision, elongated tarsals, retained grasping metatarsal digits
Which species are in Cheirogaleidae?
Dwarf and mouse lemur
Which species are in lorisidae?
Lorises and pottos
Which animals are in indriidae?
Wooly lemurs, sifakas
Which orders are closely related to primates but not part of the order?
Dermoptera and Scandentia
Which species are in the cebidae?
Marmosets, tamarins, capuchins, squirrel monkeys
What are feature of aotidae?
Monochromotic vision, vocal, male caring
Why do mammals have a reduced muzzle?
Rely more on sight than smell
What are the features of daubentoniidae?
Noturnal, solitary, specialised dentition and digits.
What are the features of lepilemuridae?
Folivorous, bacterial digestion, Low BMR
What is primate reproduction like?
Slower maturation, longer life span, more extended and complex parental care
Which families are in Lemuroidea?
Lepilemuridae, Indriidae, Daubentoniidae
Whuch sspecies are in pitheciidae?
Which species are in aotidae?
Night monkeys, howler, spife, spider monkeys
What are features of the cebidae?
Specialised insectivores, sap feeders, digits have claws
What are the 5 families?
Cheirogalediae, Lemuridae, Lemuroidea, , Lorisoidea
What is the social structure of hylobatidae?
Monoganous, extensive male care
How are spider monkeys adapted to being semi brachiators?
What are primate teeth like?
What is heterodonty like?
Different types of teeth
What are features of galagidae?
Large eyes and ears, arboreal, insect feeders
What is the function of the toothcomb?
How many families of new world monkeys are there?
What are the families of new world monkeys?
Cebidae, Callitrichidae, Aotidae, Atelidae, Pitheciidae
What animals are in lepilemuridae?
Which animals of lemuridae show sexual dichromatism?
Black lemur. Males are black, females are cream
What is the social structure of aotidae?
Simple pair bonds
Which species are in Dermoptera?
What features are in lemuridae?
Elongated rostrum, broad diastema, sexual dichromatism, long tail
What are the features of haplorrihini?
Lack rhinarium, simplex uterus
How are primates adapted to foraging?
Grasping limbs, arboreal, digit mobility, nails replacing claaws
What is the rhinarium?
Lips split across the teeth
Which species are in galagidae?
What are cebidae social groups like?
Social flexibility in small family groups
What are the sub orders in primates?
Strepsirrhini and Haplorrihini
What are the new world monkeys?
What are features of hominoidea?
Single young, extended development, sexual dimorphism, tool use, culture.
What is the social structure of pitheciidae?
Small family groups, male care givers
What is the super family of lemuriformes?
Which species are in cercopithecidae?
Mangabey, geuenon, vervet, macaque, baboon
Which animals are in daubentoniidae?
How many families are in lemuroidea?
Which 2 families are in lorisoidea?