Genetic Variation in Remnant Populations of the Woolly Spider Monkey (Brachyteles arachnoides)

@article{Pope2004GeneticVI,
  title={Genetic Variation in Remnant Populations of the Woolly Spider Monkey (Brachyteles arachnoides)},
  author={Theresa R. Pope},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={95-109}
}
The muriqui or woolly spider monkey (Brachyteles arachnoids) is an endangered primate endemic to the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, <5% of which remains. The known muriqui population consists of <700 individuals separated into approximately 15 geographically isolated forest fragments. I present data on the distribution of genetic variation within and between two such remnant populations (FE and FBR) and summarize the implications of these results for long-range management of species genetic… CONTINUE READING
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