primate and ecol

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primate and ecol
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  1. largest living lemur
    Indri
  2. The term "strepsirhine" is at which taxonomic level
    suborder
  3. geographic range of galagos.
    south africa
  4. where members of the genus Loris are found.
    middle of india
  5. Rank-order the following starting the the largest taxonomic category and ending with the smallest one.
    • 1. Primates
    •  1. Primates 
    • 2. Strepsirhines 
    • 2. Strepsirhines
    •  3. Lorisiformes 
    • 3. Lorisiformes 
    • 4. Nycticebus 


    4. Nycticebus
  6. Haplorhines include the following.
    apes   monkeys   humans   tarsiers
  7. All lemurs and lorises live on Madagascar.
    False
  8. The genus of aye-ayes is
    Daubentonia
  9. The Lorisiformes live in which of the following geographical areas?
    Africa   India   Indonesia
  10. The two infraorders of Anthropoidea are __________  and  _______________.
    Platyrrhini   Catarrhini
  11. A defining physical feature of the Atelidae is ___________________.
    prehensile tails
  12. Platyrrhines are uniformly
    arboreal
  13. Group size in platyrrhines is generally [x] than (as) nocturnal lemurs.
    Group size in platyrrhines is generally larger than (as) nocturnal lemurs.
  14. Sakis and uakaris are distinguished by their bushy tails and their _________________.
    dental adaptations to eat seeds
  15. The taxonomic term - Callitrichidae - is at which taxonomic level?
    family
  16. The following are common names of monkeys that are in the family, Callitrichidae.
    marmosets   tamarins
  17. These two platyrrhine genera have very extensive distributions from Central America throughout much of South America: [x] and capuchins.
    These two platyrrhine genera have very extensive distributions from Central America throughout much of South America: howlers and capuchins.

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