Part of the Primate Field Studies series. The Spectral Tarier shares the results of long-term field study by Sharon L. Gursky with a broad audience.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Taxonomic History
Chapter 2: Field Site and Data Collection Methods
Chapter 3: Ecological and Social Factors Selecting for Gregariousness:
Chapter 4: Ecological and Social Factors Selecting for Gregariousness
Chapter 5: Infant Care and the Cost of Infant Transport
Chapter 6: The Cost of Nonmaternal Caretakers: Paternal and Subadult Infant Care
Chapter 7: Conservation Status of Spectral Tarsiers
Chapter 8: Summary and Conclusions
Sharon L. Gursky is Biological Anthropology Program Coordinator and Professor of Anthropology at Texas A&M University, USA. She is currently studying ultrasonic vocalizations in Philippine tarsiers, Tarsius syrichta. Upcoming research will focus on elucidating the function of the ultrasonic vocalization for this species.