Parasites of free-ranging black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) from Belize and Mexico.

@article{Vitazkova2006ParasitesOF,
  title={Parasites of free-ranging black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) from Belize and Mexico.},
  author={Sylvia K. Vitazkova and Susan E. Wade},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={68 11},
  pages={1089-97}
}
Parasites are important members of the ecological web within which an animal lives, and can be used as indicators of ecosystem health. However, few baseline parasitological data are available for free-ranging animals, particularly for the black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra). In this study a total of 283 fecal samples were collected from 50 individually identified A. pigra during 2003 and 2004 and examined for parasites. The samples were processed using standard quantitative centrifugation… CONTINUE READING
21 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

Howler Monkeys

  • Garber Liliana Cortés - Ortiz
  • Developments in Primatology: Progress and…
  • 2015

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…