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Extensive, completely revised and updated 17-volume version of the original work published in Germany in 1960. Incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community. Volume 1 covers Lower metazoans and lesser deuterostomes and volume 2 is on Protostomes. Volume 3 is about Insects. Volumes 4-5 are both concerning Fishes. Volume 6 pertains to Amphibians and volume 7 is about Reptiles. Volumes 8-11 are all concerning Birds. Volumes 12-16 are on Mammals and lastly, volume 17 is the cumulative index.
•Each entry by family includes taxonomic placement & brief details including thumbnail description, size, number of genera/species, habitat, conservation status, & distribution map.
•Detailed sections describe: evolution & systematics; physical characteristics; distribution; habitat; behavior; feeding ecology & diet; reproductive biology; conservation status; significance to humans; and end with lengthy species accounts
Factsheets are from Primate Info Net (PIN) and other primate websites. Each Primate Info Net (PIN) Factsheet “covers one or more species, including morphology, ecology, behavior, and conservation with range maps, images, and an extensive glossary of terms to illustrate the text.”
Entries may be sorted by Taxonomy or Geography and entries may be viewed by Common name or Scientific name. You may also limit by the following categories: Apes, New World, Old World, and Prosimians. Most entries are in English with a few in Spanish and French.
These are great places to go to find articles on different primate species. Particularly since most of them allow you to search specifically by species.
These databases will all have relevant articles on primate species. PubMed is a good place to go because the Primate Information Network, for instance, was funded by NIH. PubMed will have access to funded primate research.
If you find one really great and relevant article, plug the title in one of these databases to see who else has cited it. Also good databases for looking across disciplines as primatology is highly multidisciplinary.
Here are some important primatology titles you can browse if interested (via Browzine)