Phylogeography of the Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata; Atelidae, Primates) across Its Geographical Range by Means of Mitochondrial Genetic Analyses and New Insights about the Phylogeny of Alouatta

@article{RuzGarca2017PhylogeographyOT,
  title={Phylogeography of the Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata; Atelidae, Primates) across Its Geographical Range by Means of Mitochondrial Genetic Analyses and New Insights about the Phylogeny of Alouatta},
  author={Manuel Ru{\'i}z-Garc{\'i}a and A. J. Lemus Cer{\'o}n and Sebasti{\'a}n S{\'a}nchez-Castillo and Pilar Rueda-Zozaya and Myreya Pinedo-Castro and Gustavo A. Guti{\'e}rrez-Espeleta and Joseph Mark Shostell},
  journal={Folia Primatologica},
  year={2017},
  volume={88},
  pages={421 - 454}
}
We analyzed 156 specimens of diverse howler monkey taxa (Alouatta; Atelidae, Primates) for different mitochondrial genes (5,567 base pairs), with special emphasis on A. palliata and related taxa. Our results showed no relevant differences among individuals of different putative taxa, A. p. palliata, A. p. aequatorialis, A. coibensis coibensis, and A. c. trabeata. We found no spatial differences in genetic structure of A. p. palliata throughout Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras. A. p. mexicana… 

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