Data from: Color discrimination in the tufted capuchin monkey, Sapajus spp.

Paulo Roney Kilpp Goulart, Daniela Maria Oliveira Bonci, Olavo De Faria Galvão, Luiz Carlos De Lima Silveira & Dora Fix Ventura
The present study evaluated the efficacy of an adapted version of the Mollon-Reffin test for the behavioral investigation of color vision in capuchin monkeys. Ten tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp., formerly referred to as Cebus apella) had their DNA analyzed and were characterized as the following: one trichromat female, seven deuteranope dichromats (six males and one female), and two protanope males, one of which was identified as an “ML protanope.” For their behavioral characterization, all...

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  • 2013

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  • University of Sao Paulo
  • Federal University of Para