Fig Foraging by Dichromatic and Trichromatic Cebus capucinus in a Tropical Dry Forest

Abstract

Figs are important resources for frugivores, and Ficus is an ideal taxon for evaluating patterns of primate foraging related to food color. Ficus spp. can be classified as conspicuous (color change from greenish to reddish during ripening) or cryptic (green throughout ripening). To investigate the effect on foraging of color vision phenotype variation for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-009-9383-9

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