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Tarsiidae

Known as: Tarsier, Tarsiers 
The single family of PRIMATES in the infraorder TARSII, suborder HAPLORHINI. It is comprised of one genus, Tarsius, that inhabits southern Sumatra… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The origins and the divergence times of the most basal lineages within primates have been difficult to resolve mainly due to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
We revise the taxonomy of the primate family Tarsiidae. We classify extant tarsiers in 3 genera—Tarsius, Cephalopachus, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study describes and tests a new method of calculating a shape metric known as the relief index (RFI) on lower second molars… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
It is firmly believed that ancestral primates were nocturnal, with nocturnality having been maintained in most prosimian lineages… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The influence of moonlight on behavior has been well documented for many nocturnal mammals, including rodents, lagomorphs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Chorionic gonadotropin (CG) is a critical signal in establishing pregnancy in humans and some other primates, but this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A major effort is being undertaken to sequence an array of mammalian genomes. Coincidentally, the evolutionary relationships of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Phylogenetic relationships among the 16 extant genera of Ceboidea (the New World monkeys) were examined using aligned epsilon… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In haplorhine primates (tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans), there is a significant correlation between brain weight and maximum… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987