publication . Article . 2009

中国,Fusuiの白頭ラングールTrachypithecus leucocephalusとFran(c)oisラングールT.fran(c)oisi間の運動行動の比較

Jinrong XIONG; Shihua GONG; Chenggang QIU; Zhaoyuan LI;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2009 Journal: Current Zoology, volume 55, pages 9-19 (issn: 1674-5507, eissn: 2396-9814, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>We studied the locomotor behaviour of white-headed langurs Trachypithecus leucocephalus and François’ langurs T .françoisi to test two hypotheses: (1) these monkeys have evolved locomotor ability to support their activities on limestone hills, and (2) François’ langurs have evolved more diverse locomotor skills than white-headed langurs. Data were collected from 1996 - 1998 and in 2005 in Fusui Nature Reserve, Guangxi, and showed that the two species had similar locomotor types, but François’ langurs had more locomotor modes (26) than white-headed langurs (12). Quadrupedal walking and leaping were two major types, and wh...
free text keywords: Animal Science and Zoology, Locomotor behaviour, Evolution, White-headed langurs, François’ langurs, Zoology, QL1-991
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