Big Times for Dwarfs: Social Organization, Sexual Selection, and Cooperation in the Cheirogaleidae

@inproceedings{Schlke2005BigTF,
  title={Big Times for Dwarfs: Social Organization, Sexual Selection, and Cooperation in the Cheirogaleidae},
  author={Oliver Sch{\"u}lke and Julia Ostner},
  year={2005}
}
The latest phylogenetic reconstructions place the cheirogaleid family very close to the root of the lemur tree.3 Today most authors agree that Madagascar was colonized in a single event, that lemurs are monophyletic, and that the aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensis, diverged first from their ancestral stock.4–7 Cheirogaleidae probably were the second family that branched off,3,8 which would support the notion that they retained many characters that are ancestral to all lemurs and primates in… CONTINUE READING

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