How different are robust and gracile capuchin monkeys? An argument for the use of sapajus and cebus.

  title={How different are robust and gracile capuchin monkeys? An argument for the use of sapajus and cebus.},
  author={Jessica W. Lynch Alfaro and Jos{\'e} D E Sousa E Silva and Anthony B. Rylands},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  volume={74 4},
Capuchin monkey behavior has been the focus of increasing numbers of captive and field studies in recent years, clarifying behavioral and ecological differences between the two morphological types: the gracile and the robust capuchins (also referred to as untufted and tufted). Studies have tended to focus on the gracile species Cebus capucinus (fewer data are available for C. albifrons, C. olivaceus, and C. kaapori) and on Cebus apella, a name that has encompassed all of the robust capuchins… CONTINUE READING
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