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Vol. 37, No. 3-4, 1982
Issue release date: 1982
Folia Primatol 1982;37:209–215

Convergence with Terrestrial Cercopithecines by the Monkey Rhinopithecus roxellanae

Davison G.W.H.
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Results are presented from a brief study of the behaviour of captive snub-nosed monkeys, Rhinopithecus roxellanae. Chief points are that facial colouring and nasal development mimic the colour and form of the genitalia, and that limb proportions, sexual dimorphism, perineal colouring, and behaviour reflect a tendency towards terrestrialism convergent with cercopithecines such as baboons and macaques. Limb proportions, pelage length and tactile behaviour represent cold-weather adaptations.

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