Alouatta


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Alouatta

 

a genus of platyrrhines of the family Cebidae. The length of the body is 40‣70 cm, the length of the tail is 50‣75 cm, and the weight is 6‣8 kg. The tail is prehensile, and the underside of its tip is naked and ridged. The fur is long and variously colored. The face and ears are naked. The laryngeal sacs are well developed and function as resonators. There are five species, distributed in the rain and mountain forests of Central and South America. The most commonly known species are the red howler monkey (A. seniculus), which is native to Venezuela and Guiana, and the Guatemalan howler (A. villosa), which is from Mexico and the northern parts of South America. Howler monkeys live in trees, forming family troops of 15 to 18 members. They feed on leaves, buds and fruit. The female has a single young per birth, which is weaned after 18 to 24 months. Howler monkeys reach maturity at three or four years of age.

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Densities of Alouatta at almost all Amazonian sites are very low, at sites 4, 6-10 they were too low to calculate density using DISTANCE.
Tabla 1: Matriz de tenencia de especies de fauna silvestre como mascota en Puerto Carreno Especie Lo ha tenido Lo tiene como Nombre Nombre Comun como mascota mascota en Cientifico en su casa su casa Mamiferos Myrmecophaga Oso palmero 0 1 tridactyla Hydrochaeris Chiguiro 9 6 hydrochaeris Agouti paca Lapa 3 2 Dasypus Armadillo 7 8 novemcintus Panthera onca Tigre 0 0 Pteronura Perro de agua 5 4 brasiliensis Odocoileus Venado 11 10 virginianus Tapirus Danta 6 5 terrestris Cebus albifrons / Mico 14 5 Alouatta seniculus Coendou Puercoespfn 1 0 prehelensis Inia Tonina 1 0 geoffrensis Trichechus Manatf 1 0 manatus Tayassu tajacu/ Zafno 2 4 T.
En los individuos Alouatta fusca, Ateles chamek y el grupo de Cebus apella, se observo huevos larvados de Strongyloides spp.
Genetics as a tool for the study and conservation of the genus Alouatta in Mexico.
Especialmente se discute aspectos de los primates Cebus albifrons y su relacion con Sapajus (=Cebus) apella (nuevo cambio taxonomico), y los primates Callicebus lugens, Alouatta seniculus, Lagothrix lagothricha, Cacajao melanocephalus, Callicebus caquetensis y Callicebus ornatus.
Impact of Seed Dispersal by Red Howler Monkeys Alouatta Seniculus on the Seedling Population in the Journal of Ecology 85:431-440.
De las tres especies de primates que se encuentran en Mexico: Ateles geoffroyi, Alouatta palliata mexicana y Alouatta pigra, es este ultimo (tambien conocido como mono aullador negro) quien tiene el 80% de su distribucion en este pais; sin embargo, es la menos investigada (1).