Vocal repertoire of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus), its analysis and significance

  title={Vocal repertoire of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus), its analysis and significance},
  author={Peter Winter and Detlev W Ploog and J N Latta},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
Two hundred and fifty vocalizations of the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) were selected for spectrographic analysis from a total of 200 hrs. of tape recordings. The vocalizations were classified into six groups according to their physical characteristics. Both intra and intergroup variability of calls was observed. Calls of similar shape were found to have similar functions. Thus each group of calls could be characterized by a functional designation. The functional significance of calls was… CONTINUE READING
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