PUBLICATIONS

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In Review

de Guinea M, Estrada A, Nekaris KAI, Van Belle S. Cognitive maps in the wild: Revealing the use of metric information in black howler monkeys’ route navigation. Journal of Experimental Biology.

2021

Janmaat KRL, de Guinea M, Collet J, Byrne RW, Robira B, van Loon E, Jang H, Biro D, Ramos-Fernandez G, Ross C, Presotto A, Allritz M, Alavi S, Van Belle S. 2021. Comparing primate cognition through the analyses of natural travel paths. iScience 24:102343.[42] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102343

de Guinea M, Estrada A, Janmaat KRL, Nekaris KAI, Van Belle S. Disentangling the importance of socio-ecological information on goal-directed movements in a wild primate. Animal Behaviour 173:41-51. [41] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.12.017

Van Belle S, Porter A, Fernandez-Duque E, Di Fiore A. 2021. Ranging behavior and the potential for territoriality in pair-living titi monkeys (Plecturocebus discolor). American Journal of Primatology 83:e23225 [40] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23225

2020

Van Belle S, de Luna M. 2020. A novel prey item of the tiger rat snake Spilotes pullatus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Chiapas, Mexico (Squamata: Colubridae). Herpetology Notes 13:903-904. [39]

Klass K, Campos Villanueva DA, Mercado Malabet F, Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2020. Differential effects of a fragmented landscape on male and female black howler monkeys in forest fragments around Palenque National Park, Chiapas, Mexico. PeerJ 8:e9694. [38] https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9694

Klass K, Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2020. Demographic population structure of black howler monkeys in a fragmented landscape in Chiapas, Mexico: implications for conservation. American Journal of Primatology 82:e23163.​  [37] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23163

Van Belle S, Grueter CC, Furuichi T. Online first. Dynamics in intergroup relationships in primates: Introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Primatology 41: 163-170. [36]

Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2020. The influence of loud calls on intergroup spacing mechanisms in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). International Journal of Primatology 41:265-286. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10764-019-00121-x [35]

Fernandez-Duque E, Huck M, Van Belle S, Di Fiore A. 2020. The evolution of pair-living, sexual monogamy, and cooperative infant care: Insights from research on wild owl monkeys, titi monkeys, sakis, and tamarins. Yearbook of Physical Anthropology 171(Suppl. 70):118-173. [34] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24017

2019

 

de Guinea M, Estrada A, Nekaris A, Van Belle S. 2019. Arboreal route navigation in a Neotropical mammal: energetic implications associated with tree monitoring and landscape attributes. Movement Ecology 7:39. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0187-z [33]

2018

 

Van Belle S, Porter A, Fernandez-Duque E, Di Fiore A. 2018. Home range use and site fidelity in equatorial sakis (Pithecia aequatorialis) in Amazonian Ecuador: an 11-year study. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 167:701-712. [32] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23645

 

2017

 

Amato KR, Van Belle S, Di Fiore A, Estrada A, Stumpf R, White B, Nelson KE, Knight R, Leigh SR. 2017. Kinship and social contact determine microbiota similarity among black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) within social groups. Microbial Ecology 74:250-258. [31] https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-017-0938-6

 

Van Belle S, Milich K. 2017. Male reproductive endocrinology. In: Fuentes A (ed), The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley Press. [30]

 

Milich K, Van Belle S. 2017. Female reproductive endocrinology. In: Fuentes A (ed), The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley Press. [29]

Van Belle S. 2017. Observational methods. In: Fuentes A (ed), The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley Press. [28]

 

Van Belle S. 2017. Cortisol and other glucocorticoids. In: Fuentes A (ed), The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley Press. [27]

 

2016 

 

Van Belle S, Fernandez-Duque E, Di Fiore A. 2016. Demography and life history of free-ranging red titi monkeys (Callicebus discolor) and equatorial sakis (Pithecia aequatorialis) in Amazonian Ecuador: A 12-year study. American Journal of Primatology 78:204-215. [26https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22493

 

 

2015

 

Van Belle S, Scarry CJ. 2015. Individual participation in intergroup contests is mediated by numerical assessment strategies in black howler and tufted capuchin monkeys. Philosophical Transactions B 370:20150007.[25] https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0007

 

Van Belle S. 2015. Female participation in collective group defense in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). American Journal of Primatology 77:595-604. [24] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22380

 

Van Belle S, Bicca-Marques JC. 2015. Insights into reproductive strategies and sexual selection in howler monkeys. In: Kowalewski MM, Garber PA, Cortés-Ortiz L, Urbani B, Youlatos D (eds), Howler Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer Press, pp. 57-84. [23]

 

Van Belle S. 2015. Endocrinology of howler monkeys: review and directs of future research. In: Kowalewski MM, Garber PA, Cortes-Ortiz L, Urbani B, Youlatos D (eds), Howler Monkeys: Adaptive Radiation, Systematics, and Morphology. Springer Press, pp. 203-228. [22]

 

 

2014   

 

Van Belle S, Garber PA, Estrada A, Di Fiore A. 2014. Social and genetic factors mediating male participation in collective group defence in black howler monkeys. Animal Behaviour 98:7-17. [21] http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.09.023

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Garber PA. 2014. The function of loud calls in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra): food, mate, or infant defense? American Journal of Primatology 76:1196-1206. [20] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22304

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Di Fiore A. 2014. Kin-biased spatial association and social interactions in male and female black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). Behaviour 151:2029-2057. [19]  https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003229

 

 

2013

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Garber PA. 2013. Spatial and diurnal distribution of loud calling in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). International Journal of Primatology 34:1209-1224. [18] https://doi.org/10.1007/s10764-013-9734-4

 

Amato KR, Van Belle S, Wilkinson B. 2013. A comparison of scan and focal sampling for the description of wild primate activity, diet, and intragroup spatial relationships. Folia Primatologica 84:87-101. [17] https://doi.org/10.1159/000348305

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Garber PA. 2013. Collective group movement and leadership in wild black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67:31-41. [16] https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-012-1421-5

 

 

2012

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Strier KB, Di Fiore A. 2012. Genetic structure and kinship patterns in a population of black howler monkeys, Alouatta pigra, at Palenque National Park, Mexico. American Journal of Primatology 74:948-957. [15] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22047 

2011

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Strier KB. 2011. Insights into social relationships among female black howler monkeys, Alouatta pigra, at Palenque National Park, Mexico. Current Zoology 57:1-7. [14] https://doi.org/10.1093/czoolo/57.1.1

 

 

2010

 

Van Belle S, Kulp A, Thiessen-Bock R, Gracia M, Estrada A. 2010. Observed infanticides following a male migration event in black howler monkeys, Alouatta pigra, at Palenque National Park, Mexico. Primates 51:279-284. [13] https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-010-0207-5

 

 

2009

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Ziegler TE, Strier KB. 2009. Social and hormonal mechanisms underlying male reproductive strategies in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). Hormones and Behavior 56:355-363. [12] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2009.08.006

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Ziegler TE, Strier KB. 2009. Sexual behavior across ovarian cycles in wild black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra): male mate guarding and female mate choice. American Journal of Primatology 71:153-164. [11] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.20635

 

Ziegler TE, Strier KB, Van Belle S. 2009. The reproductive ecology of South American primates: ecological adaptations in ovulation and conception. In: Garber PA, Estrada A, Bicca- Marques JC, Eckhard H, Strier KB, (eds.), South American Primates: Comparative Perspectives in the Study of Behaviour, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer Press, pp. 191-210. [10]

 

 

2008

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A, Strier KB. 2008. Social relationships among male Alouatta pigra. International Journal of Primatology 29:1481-1498. [9] https://doi.org/10.1007/s10764-008-9309-y

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2008. Group size and composition influence male and female reproductive success in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra).  American Journal of Primatology 70:613-619. [8] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.20534

 

 

2006

 

Estrada A, Van Belle S, Luecke L, Rosales-Meda M. 2006. Primate populations in the protected forests of Maya Archaeological sites in southern Mexico and Guatemala. In: Estrada A, Garber PA, Pavelka MSM, Leucke LG (eds.), New Perspectives in the Study of Mesoamerican Primates: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation. Springer Press, New York, pp. 471-488. [7]

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2006. Demographic features of Alouatta pigra populations in extensive and fragmented forests.  In: Estrada A, Garber PA, Pavelka MSM, Leucke LG (eds.), New Perspectives in the Study of Mesoamerican Primates: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation. Springer Press, New York, pp. 121-142. [6]

 

 

2005

 

Van Belle S, Estrada A. 2005. Cambios demográficos en poblaciones del mono aullador negro (Alouatta pigra) como consecuencia de la fragmentación del hábitat.  Universidad y Ciencia, Numero Especial II:1-9. [5]

 

Estrada A, Van Belle S, García del Valle Y. 2005. Populations of black howler (Alouatta pigra) and spider (Ateles geoffroyi) monkeys in Rio Lacantun, Chiapas, Mexico: A preliminary survey. Neotropical Primates 12:70-75. [4]

 

 

2004

 

Estrada A, Luecke L, Van Belle S, Barrueta E, Rosales-Meda M. 2004. Survey of black howler (Alouatta pigra) and spider (Ateles geoffroyi) monkeys in the Mayan sites of Calakmul and Yaxchilan, Mexico and Tikal, Guatemala.  Primates 45:33-39. [3] https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-003-0062-8

 

 

2002

 

Estrada A, Luecke L, Van Belle S, French K, Muñoz D, García Y, Castellanos L, Mendoza A. 2002. The black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) and spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) in the Mayan site of Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico: A preliminary survey.  Neotropical Primates 10:89-95. [2]

 

Estrada A, Mendoza A, Castellanos L, Pacheco R, Van Belle S, García Y, Muñoz D. 2002. Population of black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) in a fragmented landscape in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.  American Journal Primatology 58: 45-55. [1] https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.10051