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Anna Nekaris

   

 
Dr Anna Nekaris, BA, CuP, AM, DPhil
Oxford Brookes University
Department of Anthropology
School of Social Science and Law
Nocturnal Primate Research Group
Oxford OX3 0BP
United Kingdom
E-mail: anekaris@brookes.ac.uk

 



Publications

Peer-Reviewed and Popular Publications

Edited Volumes, Edited Journal issues and Books
Encylopaedia / Field Guide Chapters / Red List
Non-peer rewiewed Popular Articles
Conference/ Invited Presentations and Published Abstracts
Nocturnal Primate Related Postgraduate Supervision





 
Peer-reviewed and Popular Publications



2000: PhD Dissertation: The Socioecology of the Slender Loris (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) in South India.  University Microfilms, Michigan. DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS INTERNATIONAL. A61(5).

 

Peer-reviewed and Popular Publications

 

  1. Nekaris KAI, Shepherd CS, Starr CS, Nijman V. (2010). Exploring cultural drivers for trade via an ethnoprimatological approach: a case study of slow and slender lorises (Nycticebus and Loris) in South and Southeast Asia. American Journal of Primatology. 71:1-10.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI & Munds R. (2010) Using facial markings to unmask diversity: the slow lorises (Primates: Lorisidae: Nycticebus) of Indonesia. In (Gursky S & Supriatna J, eds) The Primates of Indonesia. Springer: New York. Pp. 383-396.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI, Starr C, Collins RL, Navarro-Montes, A. (2010 - In press) Comparative ecology of exudate feeding by Asian slow lorises (Nycticebus). In (Burrows A &Nash L, eds) The Evolution of Exudativory in Primates. Springer: New York.

 

4.       Nekaris KAI & Bearder SK. (2010). The strepsirrhine primates of Asia and Mainland Africa: diversity shrouded in darkness. Pp 24-45 in Campbell C, Fuentes A, MacKinnon K, Panger M, Bearder SK, editors. Primates in Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2nd Ed.

 

  1. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI. (2010-in press) Checkerboard patterns, interspecific competition and extinction: lessons from distribution patterns of tarsiers and slow lorises in insular Southeast Asia. International Journal of Primatology

 

  1. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI. (2010) Changes in levels of tolerance towards commensal primates in relation to deforestation in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Pest Management 56 (2): 153-158.

 

7.       Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Streicher U, Leung L (2010 – in press). Widespread use of slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis and N. pygmaeus) in traditional medicines in Cambodia as an impediment for their conservation. Endangered Species Research.doi: 10.3354/esr00285

 

8.       Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Rogers LD, Streicher U. (In press). Surveys and preliminary field observations of the northern slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Cambodia. In Rawson B (ed): Behaviour and Ecology of Primates of Indochina. Springer: New York.

 

  1. Starr CR, Nekaris KAI, Streicher U, Leung L (In press – 2010).  Field surveys of the threatened pygmy slow loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) using local knowledge in Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. Oryx

 

10.   Svensson MS, Samudio R, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. (2010) Density estimates of Panamanian owl monkeys Aotus zonalis in three habitat types. American Journal of Primatology. 72(2):187-192.

 

11.   Biebouw K, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. (2009). Tree hole utilisation by the hairy-eared dwarf lemur (Allocebus trichotis) in Analamazaotra Special Reserve. Folia Primatologica. 80(2): 89-103.

 

12.   Thorn JS, Nijman V, Smith D, Nekaris KAI (2009). Ecological niche modelling as a technique for assessing threats and setting conservation priorities for Asian slow lorises (Primates: Nycticebus). Diversity and Distributions. 15(2). Pgs: 289-298.

 

13.   Nekaris KAI, Blackham G, Nijman V (2008). Conservation implications of low encounter rates of five nocturnal primate species (Nycticebus spp.) in Asia. Biodiversity and Conservation. 17(4): 733-747.

 

14.   Nekaris KAI & Nijman V (2008) Attention for Sri Lankan monkey paints a bleak picture yet gives a glimmer of hope. Oryx. 42(4): 487-488.

 

15.   Aldrich BC, Molleson L, Nekaris KAI (2008). Vocalisations as a conservation tool: an auditory survey of the Andean titi monkey Callicebus oenanthe Thomas, 1924 (Mammalia: Primates: Cebidae) at Tarangue, Northern Peru. Contributions to Zoology 77(1):1-6.

 

16.   Collins R, Nekaris KAI. (2008). Release of greater slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang), confiscated from the pet trade, to Batutegi Protected Forest, Sumatra, Indonesia. IUCN Global Re-introduction Perspectives: re-introduction case studies from around the globe. Ed. P.S. Soorae. IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group: Abu Dabhi, UAE, pp. 192-195.

 

17.   De Jong Y, Butynski T, and Nekaris KAI (2008). Survey of patas monkey in Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 97(1):83-102.

 

18.   Eschmann C, Moore R, Nekaris KAI (2008).  Calling patterns of Western purple-faced langurs (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidea: Trachypithecus vetulus nestor) in a severely degraded human landscape in Sri Lanka. Contributions to Zoology 77(2):57-65.

 

19.   Parker L, Nijman, V, Nekaris KAI (2008). When there is no forest left: fragmentation, local extinction, and small population sizes in the Sri Lankan western purple-faced langur. Endangered Species Research.  5:29-36.

 

20.   Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK. (2007). The strepsirrhine primates of Asia and Mainland Africa: diversity shrouded in darkness. Pp 24-45 in Campbell C, Fuentes A, MacKinnon K, Panger M, Bearder SK, editors. Primates in Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

  1. Nekaris, KAI and Gursky, SG. (2007). Theoretical perspectives of primate anti-predator behaviour. In (Gursky SG and Nekaris KAI, eds). Primates and Their Predators. Springer Press: New York, pp. VI-XIII.

 

22.   Nekaris, KAI & Jaffe, S. (2007). Unexpected diversity of slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) within the Javan pet trade: implications for slow loris taxonomy. Contributions to Zoology 76(3):187-196.

 

23.   Nekaris KAI & Nijman V. (2007). CITES proposal highlights rarity of Asian nocturnal primates (Lorisidae: Nycticebus). Folia Primatologica 78(4):211-214.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI, Perera VBP. (2007). Primates in peril: the world’s top 25 most endangered primates 2006-2008 -- Horton Plains slender loris, Ceylon mountain slender loris. Primate Conservation 22:12-13.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI, Pimley ER and Ablard K. (2007). Anti-predator behaviour of lorises and pottos. In (eds. Gursky SG and Nekaris KAI). Primates and Their Predators. Springer Press: New York. Pp. 220-238.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI & Stephens NJ (2007). All lorises are not slow: rapid arboreal locomotion in the newly recognised red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) of southwestern Sri Lanka. American Journal of Primatology 69:112-120.

 

  1. Nekaris, KAI (2006). The social lives of Mysore slender lorises. American Journal of Primatology 68:1-12.

 

  1. Nekaris, KAI (2006). Primates in peril: the world’s top 25 most endangered primates, 2004-2006: Horton Plains slender loris. Primate Conservation 20:10-11.

 

29.   Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Curtis D (2006). A re-evaluation of the role of vision for the activity rhythms of nocturnal primates, Folia Primatologica 77(1-2):50-71.

 

  1. Buckley C, Nekaris KAI & Husson S. (2006) Survey of Hylobates albibarbis in peat swamp, Central Kalimantan, Borneo. Primates 47(4):327-335.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI. (2005). Foraging behaviour of the slender loris: implications for theories of primate origins.  Journal of Human Evolution 49:289-300.

 

32.   Nekaris KAI, Liyanage WKDD & Gamage S (2005).  Relationship between forest structure and floristic composition and population density of the Southwestern Ceylon slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Masmullah Forest, Sri Lanka.  Mammalia 69(2):1-10.

 

33.   Schulze H, Ramanathan A, Fitch-Snyder H, Nekaris KAI, Singh M, & Kaumanns W (2005). Care of rescued South Indian lorises with guidelines for hand-rearing infants. Pp. 104-118 in: Menon, V., Ashraf, N. V. K.; Panda, P.; Mainkar, K. (eds): Back to the Wild: Studies in Wildlife Rehabilitation. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI & Jayewardene J (2004).  Distribution of slender lorises in four ecological zones in Sri Lanka.  Journal of Zoology 262:1-12.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2003). Observations on mating, birthing and parental care in three taxa of slender loris in India and Sri Lanka (Loris tardigradus and Loris lydekkerianus). Folia Primatologica, supp. (eds. S. Gursky and KAI Nekaris) 74:312-336.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2003). Spacing system of the Mysore slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus lydekkerianus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 121:86-96.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2003). Rediscovery of the slender loris in Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka. Asian Primates 8(03):1-7.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2003).  Notes on the distribution and behaviour of three small wild cats in Sri Lanka. Cat News – Journal of the IUCN Cats Specialist Group 38:30-31.

 

  1. Gursky SG & Nekaris KAI (2003).  Patterns of mating, birthing and rearing in nocturnal prosimians: an historical perspective.  Folia Primatologica Supp. 74:241-245.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI & Jayewardene J (2003). Pilot study and conservation status of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus and Loris lydekkerianus) in Sri Lanka. Primate Conservation 19: 83-90.

 

  1. Nekaris, KAI & Rasmussen DT (2003). Diet of the slender loris. International Journal of Primatology 24(1):33-46.

 

  1. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Lloyd J (2003).  Tips from the bush. In (D. Curtis and J. Setchell, eds.): Handbook of Primate Field Methods. Cambridge University Press. Pp. 309-323. (2nd edition accepted and in press).

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2002). Refuting the myth of the Ceylon sloth: the slender lorises of Sri Lanka. Loris: Journal of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka. 23(1-2): 20-26.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2002).  Slender in the night. Natural History.  2(02): 54-59.

 

  1. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI & Buzzell CA (2002).  Dangers in the night: are some nocturnal primates afraid of the dark?  In (L Miller, ed.): Eat or Be Eaten: Predator Sensitive Foraging in Primates, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 21-40.

 

  1. Nekaris KAI (2001).  Activity budget and positional behaviour of the Mysore slender loris: implications for slow climbing locomotion. Folia Primatologica. 72: 228-241.

 

  1. Rasmussen DT & Nekaris KAI (1998). The evolutionary history of the lorisiform primates. Folia Primatologica. 69 (sup. 1): 250-287.

 

 

 



 

Edited Volumes, Edited Journal issues and Books



Schwitzer C, Ganzhorn C, Nekaris KAI (2010). Responses of animals to habitat alteration (degradation, fragmentation, agricultural use, restoration). Endangered Species Research special edited volume.

 

Nekaris KAI, Bruford M, Fa J, Nijman V (2010). Measuring and Mitigating Trade in Primates. Endangered Species Research special edited volume.

 

Nekaris KAI & de Silva Gehan (2010).  The Primates of Sri Lanka.  Jetwing Eco Holidays, Colombo. 152 pages. ISBN 978-955-1079-16-1.

 

Gursky SG & Nekaris KAI. (2007) Primates and Their Predators. Springer Press, New York, pp. 379. Edited volume with 17 original contributions.

 

Gurksy SG & Nekaris KAI (2003). Mating, birthing and rearing patterns of nocturnal primates. Folia Primatologica, supp. Vol. 74. Special edited volume.

 

 



 

Encyclopaedia / Field Guide Chapters / Red List



Dittus W, Molur S & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Dittus W, Molur S & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. monticola. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 13 October 2009.

 

Dittus W, Molur S & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. nestor. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 13 October 2009.

 

Dittus W, Molur S & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. philbricki. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 13 October 2009.

 

Dittus W, Molur S & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. vetulus. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 13 October 2009.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2008. Loris tardigradus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Nekaris KAI & Shekelle M. 2008. Nycticebus javanicus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Nekaris KAI & Streicher U. 2008. Nycticebus coucang. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Nekaris KAI & Streicher U. 2008. Nycticebus menagensis. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 November 2008.

 

Streicher U, Ngoc Thanh V, Nadler T, Timmins RJ & Nekaris KAI. 2008. Nycticebus pygmaeus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Nekaris KAI, Singh M & Kumar Chhangani A. 2008. Loris lydekkerianus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 November 2008.

 

Nekaris KAI (with L Bernede, S Gamage, A Gunawardene, J Jayewardene, V Perera, H Schulze) (2009). Conservation International Guide to the Mammals of South Asia: Sri Lankan lorises, Southern purple-faced leaf monkey and Bengal slow loris.  IUCN Press.

 

Nekaris KAI, Schulze H, Bernede L (In press). Red slender loris, Loris tardigradus. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Nekaris KAI, Schulze H, Kar Gupta K, Kumara H. (In press). Indian grey slender lorises: Loris lydekkerianus malabaricus, Loris lydekkerianus lydekkerianus. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Nekaris KAI, Perera VBP, Schulze H. (In press). Northern Ceylon grey slender loris Loris lydekkerianus nordicus. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Nekaris KAI, Schulze H. (In press). Ceylon highland grey slender loris Loris lydekkerianus grandis. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Nekaris KAI, Gamage SN, Schulze H. (In press). Horton Plains red slender loris Loris tardigradus nycticeboides. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Nekaris KAI, Jaffe S, Schulze H (In press). Javan slow loris Nycticebus javanicus, Bornean slow loris Nycticebus menagensis and Sumatran slow loris Nycticebus coucang hilleri. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Jaffe S, Nekaris KAI, Fitch-Snyder H, Schulze H (In press). Greater slow loris Nycticebus coucang. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Fitch-Snyder H, Streicher U, Starr C, Jaffe S, Nekaris KAI (In press). Pygmy slow loris Nycticebus pygmaeus. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 

Fitch-Snyder H, Streicher U, Starr C, Pliosongoen M, Jaffe S, Nekaris KAI (In press). Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis. In All the World’s Primates (ed. Noel Rowe). Pagonias Press: New York.

 


 


 

Non-peer reviewed Popular Articles


Navarro-Montes A, Nekaris KAI,. Parish T.  2009. Trade in Asian slow lorises (Nycticebus): using education workshops to counter an increase in illegal trade  . Living Forests. 15.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2007. Social bonds. BBC Wildlife. April, p. 49.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2002. Nytt ljus över spökdjuret: det outtröttliga spöket. Illustreret Videnskap. No. 3: 32-35. Swedish, Translated by Lars Thomas.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2002.  Piękność nocy. Viva! 18(146): 98-102. Polish, translated by Marzenna Nowakowska.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2002. Slender Loris: Forest Spooks; sorting fact from fiction about India’s “evil eye”. Greek translation in Eleftherotypia. 110: 21-25.

 

Nekaris KAI. 2001.  Slender Loris: Forest Spooks; sorting fact from fiction about India’s “evil eye”. July, vol. 19(7): 46-53. BBC Wildlife.



 

 


 

Conference/ Invited Presentations and Published Abstracts


2010: What is primate conservation? 10 years of primate conservation at Oxford Brookes University. Co-organiser (with D. Marsillio, V. Nijman, S.K. Bearder). Oxford Brookes University, 23-24 April.

 

2008: Primate Society of Great Britain Winter Meeting, Measuring and Mitigating Trade in Primates Co-organiser (with G. Donati, V Nijman, J Wright). Zoological Society of London, 3 December.

 

1)       2010. Nekaris KAI, Das N, Moore RS, Starr C. Coat colouration as a form of camouflage in a group of highly exudativorous primates (Lorisidae: Nycticebus). International Primatological Society, Japan.

 

2)       2010. Das N, et al, Nekaris KAI. Status and conservation of Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis in Northeast India. International Primatological Society, Japan.

 

3)       2010. Moore RS, Nekaris KAI. Monitoring pre-release behaviours of Javan slow lorises Nycticebus javanicus in preparation for reintroduction. International Primatological Society, Japan.

 

4)       2010. Nekaris KAI, Starr CS. Activity and habitat use of pygmy slow lorises (N. pygmaeus) in Siema Biodiversity Conservation Area, Cambodia. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.

 

5)       2010. Das N, Nekaris KAI, Biswas J, Bhattacharjee PC. Does Bengal slow loris Nycticebus bengalensis prefer medicinal plants during exudate eating? An observation in Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.

 

6)       2010. Moore RS, Nekaris KAI. Home ranges of five Javan slow lorises reintroduced to Mt. Salak, Java Indonesia. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.

 

7)       2010. Nekaris KAI. Ten years of primate conservation at Oxford Brookes University: opening address. What is Primate Conservation? 10th Anniversary Conference, Oxford Brookes University.

 

8)       2010. Arnell A, Nekaris KAI, Donati G, Stengel C, Russell-Jones I. Introducing the rowboat species concept: Can small, traditionally less charismatic species fulfill the dual role of flagship and umbrella? What is Primate Conservation? 10th Anniversary Conference, Oxford Brookes University.

 

9)       2010. Arnell A, Nekaris KAI, Donati G, Stengel C, Russell-Jones I. Introducing the ‘Rowboat’ concept: a novel surrogate species for the conservation of fragmented habitats. What is Primate Conservation? 10th Anniversary Conference, Oxford Brookes University.

 

10)    2010. Coudrat CNZ, Nekaris KAI. An update on the occurrence of diurnal primate in Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamoms Mountains, Southwest Cambodia. What is Primate Conservation? 10th Anniversary Conference, Oxford Brookes University.

 

11)    2010. Doughty A, Nekaris KAI. Why do reintroductions succeed or fail? Primate Society of Great Britain Spring Meeting.

 

12)    2010. Wheeler CJ, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. The utility of hand and foot pad morphology to determine species in Asian slow lorises (Nycticebus). Primate Society of Great Britain Spring Meeting.

 

13)    2009. Nekaris KAI. Can we use the media to conserve primates? Bristol Zoo Conservation Conference.

 

14)    2009. Stengel C, Nekaris KAI. Modeling primate distributions in Sri Lanka’s forest fragments: the Horton Plains slender loris and the Western purple-faced langur. Bristol Zoo Conservation Conference. 

 

15)    2009. Rogers LD, Nekaris KAI, Starr CR. Preliminary study of the Bengal slow loris in Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia.  Bristol Zoo Conservation Conference.

 

16)    2009.  Schein L, Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK.  Abundance estimates on the esoteric angwantibo  (Arctocebus calabarensis), in the Rhoko forest, Cross River State, Nigeria. Midwest Primate Interest Group.

 

17)    2009.  Baxter ARA, Eschmann C, Douglas HP, Nekaris KAI. Loud calls as a tool in identifying the purple-faced langur (Trachypithecus vetulus) subspecies in Sri Lanka. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Suppl. 48:85.

 

18)    2009.  Nekaris KAI. Comparative ecology of exudate feeding by Asian lorises (Loris, Nycticebus).  American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Suppl. 48:99.

 

19)    2009. Schein LH, Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK. Abundance estimates and species diversity of the enigmatic nocturnal primates of the protected Rhoko Forest, Cross River State, Nigeria. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Suppl. 48:229.

 

20)    2009. Coudrat CNZ, Nekaris KAI. First diurnal primate survey in Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia, during the wet season. Folia Primatologica 80(2): 155-156.

 

21)    2009. Nijman V, Nekaris KAI. Monogamy, polyspecific associations and group sizes in relation to environmental variation in grizzled langurs (Presbytis comata). Folia Primatologica. 80(2): 132-133.

 

22)    2009. Rogers L, Samun E, Starr C, Nekaris KAI.   Preliminary study of the Bengal slow loris at Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, CambodiaFolia Primatologica. 80(2): 169-170.

 

23)    2009. Stengel C, Priston N, Nekaris KAI. Predicting primate distributions in Sri Lanka's forest fragments: using ecological niche modelling to set conservation priorities. Folia Primatologica. 80(2): 173.

 

24)    2008.  Navarro-Montes A and Nekaris KAI.  Trade in Nycticebus Past and Present: An Assessment of Southeast Asian Markets and Internet Websites.  Winter Meeting Primate Society of Great Britain.

 

25)    2008.  Parish T and Nekaris KAI.  Identifying the CITES Appendix I-listed slow loris: a training programme for enforcement officials and rescue centres in Southeast Asia.  Winter Meeting Primate Society of Great Britain. Primate Eye 96:8.

 

26)    2008.  Baxter A, Eschmann C, Douglas PH, Nekaris KAI.  Loud calls as a tool in identifying the purple-faced langur (Trachypithecus vetulus) subspecies of Sri Lanka.  Winter Meeting Primate Society of Great Britain.

 

27)    2008. Moore RS, Eschmann C, Nekaris KAI.  Microhabitat variables influencing home range use in two troops of Western purple-faced langurs (Trachypithecus vetulus nestor) in Talangama, Sri Lanka. Winter Meeting Primate Society of Great Britain.

 

28)    2008.  Perera BVP, Nekaris KAI. Analysis of Deaths of Grey Slender Loris (Loris lydekkerianus nordicus) by Electrocution on Power Lines in Sri Lanka. Winter Meeting Primate Society of Great Britain.

 

29)    2008.  Nekaris KAI, Douglas PH, Gamage SN, Moore R, Gunawardene A, Donati G. What ecological variables predict primate presence (Macaca, Trachypithecus, Loris) in Sri Lanka’s lowland rainforests?  International Primatological Society Meeting, Scotland. (Invited speaker). Primate Eye 96: 518.

 30)    2008. Nekaris KAI, Starr CR, Thorn J, Streicher U. Conserving Asia’s lorises – slow progress and slender chance of success? Invited Plenary Workshop Lecture. International Primatological Society Meeting, Scotland. Primate Eye 96: 262.
31)    2008.  Munds R, Collins R, Nijman V, Nekaris KAI. Abundance estimates of three slow loris taxa in Sumatra (Nycticebus coucang), Java (N. javanicus), and Borneo (N. menagensis). Primate Eye 96:902.

32)   
2008.  Collins R, Nekaris KAI. Gouging behaviour of wild-caught Sumatran greater slow lorises   (Nycticebus coucang) in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia. Primate Eye 96: 911.
 33)    2008.  Starr CR, Streicher U, Nekaris KAI. The distribution and conservation of the pygmy loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) in Eastern Cambodia. Primate Eye 96: 216.
 34)    2008. Donati G, Bollen A, Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK. Detecting food over the 24-hour cycle: do cathemeral lemurs use different cues at different light conditions? Primate Eye 96: 120.
 35)    2008.  Moore RS, Eschmann C, Nekaris KAI. Home range size, troop size, and habitat use of Western purple-faced leaf monkeys (Tracypithecus vetulus nestor) in Talangama Wetland, Sri Lanka. Primate Eye 96: 631.
 36)    2008.  Shepherd C, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V. An overview of primate trade in Southeast Asia. Primate Eye 96: 201.
 37)    2008. Parish T, Nijman V, Shepherd C, Nekaris KAI. Transfer of Asian slow loris to CITES Appendix I: measuring the consequences. Primate Eye 96:903.
 38)    2008.  Bernede L, Gunawardene A, Nekaris KAI. Ranging patterns and social behaviour of the red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus): a radio-telemetry study in a lowland rainforest in Sri Lanka. Primate Eye 96: 825.
 39)    2008. Thorn J.S., Nekaris KAI. Modelling slow loris (Nycticebus) distributions on Borneo, Java, and Sumatra: A predictive tool for assessing threats and setting conservation priorities. Primate Eye 96:368.
 40)    2008.  Biebouw K, Andrianoelina T, Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI. Home range and habitat use of the hairy-eared dwarf lemur (Allocebus trichotis) in Andasibe, Central Eastern Madagascar. Primate Eye 96: 824.
 41)    2008. Ablard K, Nekaris KAI. Naturalizing the captive environment of slender lorises (Loris lydekkerianus nordicus) via olfactory enrichment. Primate Eye 96: 281.  International Primatological Society Meeting, Scotland. (Session organiser with S Gursky – Olfactory communication in strepsirrhine primates)
 42)    2008.  Hansen MF, Iryantoro I, Nekaris KAI, Sanchez KL. Assessment of an Environmental Education Programme as a Tool for Mitigating the Primate Trade in Java, Indonesia. International Primatological Society Meeting, Scotland 904.
 43)    2007. Nekaris KAI & Nijman V. Survey on the abundance and conservation of Sumatran slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang hilleri) in Aceh, Northern Sumatra. European Federation of Primatology, Prague, p. 47. 
 44)    2007. Eschmann C, Douglas PH, Birkett LP, Gunawardene A, & Nekaris KAI. A comparison of calling patterns of purple-faced leaf monkeys (Trachypithecus vetulus vetulus and T. nestor) in Sri Lanka’s Wet Zone. European Federation of Primatology, Prague, p 19. Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5): 326-327. 
 45)    2007. Douglas PH, Moore RS, Wimalasuriya S, Gunawardene A & Nekaris KAI. Microhabitat variables influencing abundance and distribution of diurnal primates (T. vetulus vetulus and Macaca sinica aurifrons) in a fragmented rainforest network in Southern Sri Lanka. European Federation of Primatology, Prague. Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5): 324-325. 
 46)    2007. Nijman V & Nekaris KAI. Alarm calls, startle behaviour, and predator avoidance in six congeneric arboreal primates (Cercopithicidae: Presbytis).European Federation of Primatology, Prague, p 48. Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5): 366-367. 
47)    2007. Bernede L, Beresford AS, Nekaris KAI, Gunawardene A. Home range use by the red slender loris in Masmullah Proposed Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka. European Federation of Primatology, Charles University Prague. Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5):311-312.
 48)    2007. Smith D, Thompson S & Nekaris KAI. An assessment of conservation initiatives and priorities and the habitat risks of human land use to primates (Colobinae, Hylobatidae, Pongidae) of Kalimantan. ERP, Prague Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5): 385-386.
 49)    2007. Thorn J, Thompson S, and Nekaris KAI. Modelling slow loris (Nycticebus) distributions in Indonesia as a predictive tool for setting conservation priorities. EFP, Prague. Folia Primatologica 2008. 79(5): 390. 
 50)    2007. Perera BVP & Nekaris KAI.  Distribution and mortality pattern of slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus) in the Northwestern and Mahaweli Wildlife Regions, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Sri Lanka.
 51)    2007. Nekaris KAI, Bernede L, Bearder SK, & Gunawardene A. Variations in the flexibility of habitat preferences of the red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Southwestern Sri Lanka. In Prosimians 2007Abstract Book. Ithala Game Reserve: Kwazulu-Natal, p. 16.
 52)    2007. Bernede L, Nekaris KAI, Davies R, Bearder SK, & Gunawardene A. Preliminary Vocal Repertoire and Vocal Communication of Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in Masmullah Proposed Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka. In Prosimians 2007Abstract Book. Ithala Game Reserve: Kwazulu-Natal, p. 36.
 53)    2007. Boulton A, Nekaris KAI, Wimalasuriya S, & Mirandu S. Local perceptions of the Mount Heycock Buffer Zone Project and endemic primates, southwestern Sri Lanka. Primate Society of Great Britain Spring Meeting. Primate Eye 92:14.
54)    2007. Jaffe S & Nekaris KAI. Taxonomy of slow lorises: implications for the illegal trade. In Prosimians 2007Abstract Book. Ithala Game Reserve: Kwazulu-Natal, p. 60.
 55)    2007. Lim N, Lee B, Shekelle M & Nekaris KAI. Nycticebus in Singapore: almost unknown and almost extinct. In Prosimians 2007Abstract Book. Ithala Game Reserve: Kwazulu-Natal, p. 16.
 56)    2006. Jaffe S & Nekaris KAI. Taxonomy of slow lorises: implications for the illegal trade. Primate Society of Great Britain Winter Meeting.
 57)    2006. Mann K & Nekaris KAI. Survey of the primates of Punto Banco Costa Rica. Primate Society of Great Britain Winter Meeting.
 58)    2006. Nekaris KAI, Roos C, Pimley ER, & Schulze H. Diversity slowly coming to light: reconsidering the taxonomy of pottos and lorises. International Journal of Primatology, 27(1):286. 

59)    2006. Nekaris KAI, Pimley ER, & Ablard KM. Redefining the role of crypsis in predator defense by slender lorises and pottos. International Journal of Primatology, 27(1):13.

60)    2006. Geens I, Nekaris KAI, & Feistner ATC. Increasing capacity for primate conservation: an example of a contribution from non-habitat countries – Primate Conservation at Oxford Brookes University.  International Journal of Primatology, 27(1):334.

61)    2006. Perera VBP & Nekaris KAI.  Mortality of the slender loris in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. International Primate Society Meetings, Uganda.

 

62)    2006. Stevens NJ, Ratsimbazafy JH, & Nekaris KAI. Keeping the balance: use of kinematic techniques in the natural setting to examine strepsirrhine arboreality. International Journal of Primatology, 27(1):323.

 

63)    2005. Morales-Jimenez AL, Nekaris KAI, Lee J, & Thompson S. Modelling distributions for Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles ssp.) to find priorities for conservation. American Journal of Primatology. 66(1):131.

 

64)    2005. Nekaris KAI & Stevens N. All lorises are not slow: rapid arboreal locomotion in the newly recognised red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) of southwestern Sri Lanka. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp 40, 156.

 

65)    2005. Miehs A & Nekaris KAI. A comparison of the captive behaviour and exhibit use of the Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) and pygmy loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) at London Zoo. Proceedings from the Australasian Primate Society 23rd Annual Conference. South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

 

66)    2004. Nekaris KAI & Schulze H. Historical and recent developments of human-loris interactions in south and Southeast Asia. Invited lecture for PSGB Winter meeting, London. Primate Eye 84:17-18

 

67)    2004. Morales-Jimenez AL, Nekaris KAI, Lee J, & Thompson S. Modelling distributions for Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles ssp.) to find priorities for conservation. Primate Eye 84:22-23.

 

68)    2004. Miller R & Nekaris KAI. Comparison of macaque human interactions at two different tourist sites –  Rock of Gibraltar (Macaca sylvanus) and Alagar Temple India (Macaca radiata).  Primate Eye 84:21-22

 

69)    2004. Bernede L & Nekaris KAI.  Population densities of primates in a regenerating rainforest in Galle District, Sri Lanka. Folia Primatologica. 75: 235-236

 

70)    2004. Nekaris KAI, Troni P, & Liyanage WKDD.  Conserving Sri Lanka's rain forests via conservation education in Bangamukanda, Galle District. Folia Primatologica. 75: 399

 

71)    2004. Bearder SK & Nekaris KAI.   Inter-specific variation in the degree of fission-fusion in nocturnal strepsirrhines: similarities with other primates.  Folia Primatologica. 75: 141-142

 

72)    2004. Nekaris KAI, Bearder SK, & Curtis DC.  A re-evaluation of the role of moonlight on the activity rhythms of nocturnal primates. Folia Primatologica. 75: 64-65

 

73)    2004. Vandercone R , Santiapillai C & Nekaris KAI.  Aspects of the population structure of the dusky toque macaque (Macaca sinica aurifrons) in the Udwattakelle Sanctuary, Sri Lanka. Folia Primatologica. 75: 422.

 

74)    2004. Nekaris KAI & Bernede L. Recommendations for the captive management of slender lorises based on long-term study in the wild. Spring Meeting of the Primate Society of Great Britain

 

75)    2004. Liyanage W, Gamage S, & Nekaris KAI. A preliminary study for evaluation of the current situation of a disturbed forest at Masmulla Proposed Forest Reserve, Matara District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

76)    2003. Chair: Primate Behavior and Ecology Oral Session. American Assoc. of Physical Anthropology Meetings.

 

77)    2003. Nekaris KAI. Taxonomic diversity in the slender lorises of Sri Lanka.  Presentation at the American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, Tempe AZ.

 

78)    2003. Webber C & Nekaris KAI. Survey of primates and other mammals in markets of Indonesia, with an analysis of conditions and health of the animals. Primate Eye. 80:26; Folia Primatologica. 2004. 75(1):60

 

79)    2002. Symposium Organizer: Patterns of mating, rearing and parental care in nocturnal prosimians. At International Primate Society Meetings, Beijing China. With Sharon Gursky.  Edited volume of Folia Primatologica.

 

80)    2002. Nekaris KAI. Paternal care in three subspecies of slender loris, Caring for Primates. Abstracts of the XIXth Congress. International Primatological Society. Beijing: Mammalogical Society of China. 2002. Pgs: 31.

 

81)    2002. Nekaris KAI & Jayewardene J.  Status survey and pilot study of the slender loris in Sri Lanka. Caring for Primates. Abstracts of the XIXth Congress. The International Primatological Society. Beijing: Mammalogical Society of China. 2002. Pgs: 340.

 

82)    2002. Gursky S & Nekaris KAI. The mating, birthing and parental care strategies of nocturnal prosimians.  Caring for Primates. Abstracts of the XIXth Congress. The International Primatological Society. Beijing: Mammalogical Society of China. 2002. Pgs: 26

 

83)    2002. Nekaris KAI. More evidence for visual predation in the slender loris. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 33:117. Also presented at 2002 Winter meeting of Primate Society of Great Britain., published in Primate Eye. 2003. 79. Pgs: 5-6

 

84)    2002. Crozier C, Nekaris KAI & Schulze H. Reaction to novel objects in the slender loris (Loris tardigradus nordicus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 33:58.

 

85)    2002. Schulze H, Nekaris KAI, Fitch-Snyder H, Plesker R, Streicher U, Groves C, & Vornefield B. A conservation database for lorises and pottos.  PSGB Spring Meeting. Primate Eye, 77:16-17.

 

86)    2001. Chair: Primate Behavior and Ecology Poster Session. American Assoc. of Physical Anthropology Meetings.

 

87)    2001. Nekaris KAI & Rasmussen DT. The bug-eyed slender loris: insect predation and its implications for primate origins.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 32:112.

 

88)    2001. Bearder SK, Nekaris KAI, & Buzzell CA. Dangers in the night: are some nocturnal primates afraid of the dark?  International Primatological Society Meeting, Adelaide, Australia.

 

89)    2000. Nekaris KAI. The spacing system of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) and its implications for slender loris social organization. American Journal of Primatology Supp.  51:77.

 

90)    2000. Nekaris KAI & Buzzell CA. How cryptic is the slender loris (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus)? American Journal of Primatology Supp.  51:76-77.

 

91)    2000. Nekaris KAI. The activity budget of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) in Dindigul, South India. American journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 30:235-236.

 

92)    1999. Nekaris KAI. The diet of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) in Dindigul, South India. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 28:209.

 

93)    1997. Nekaris KAI. A preliminary survey of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus) in South India. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supp. 24: 176-177.

 

 


 


Nocturnal Primate Related Postgraduate Supervision

PhD Students

·         Lilia Bernede: The behaviour and ecology of the red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka

·         Karla Biebouw: Behaviour and ecology of hairy-eared dwarf lemurs in northeastern Madagascar

·         Richard Moore: Measuring success of slow loris reintroductions: a case study in Java.

·         Rachel Munds: Developing trapping methods and estimating population densities of Bornean slow lorises and tarsiers in Danau Girang, Kinabatangan, Borneo, Sabah.

·         Carly Starr: Distribution, conservation and behavioural ecology of the slow and pygmy loris in Cambodia.

·         Josiah Razafindramanana: Comparative ecology of ring-tailed and brown lemurs in Southern Madagascar

 

 


Completed MSc Students
2008-2009


Andy Arnell:
  Introducing the rowboat species concept: can small, traditionally less charismatic species fulfill the dual role of flagship and umbrella? (Distinction)

 

Camille Coudrat: A multidisciplinary approach to primate conservation in Cambodia: survey and habitat description in Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Cardamom Mountains. (Distinction)

 

Lara Rogers: Preliminary survey, behaviour and ecology of the Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia. (Merit)

 

Carrie Stengel: Modeling primate distribution in Sri Lanka’s forest fragments: using ecological niche modeling to set conservation priorities (Distinction – Alison Jolly Prize).

 

 


2007-2008

Malene Friis Hansen: Education as a tool for mitigating the pet trade in Java Indonesia

 

Trisha Parish: Identifying CITES Appendix I-listed slow lorises (Primates: Lorisidae: Nycticebus): a training programme for enforcement officials and rescue centres in Southeast Asia. (Distinction – Alison Jolly Prize)

 

Leah Schein: Species diversity of the enigmatic nocturnal primates in the secondary Rhoko forest, Cross River State, Nigeria: Preliminary findings on densities, abundance estimates, and methods comparisons using DISTANCE

 

Megan Shrum: Preliminary study of the lemur diversity in the Mahavavy-Kinkony Wetland Complex and Ankarafantsika National Park in northwest Madagascar: with emphasis on the reassessment of the status of the mongoose lemur (Eulemur mongoz) and its habitat

 


2006-2007

Rebecca Collins: Behavioural Data of Captive Greater Slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) & Javan Slow Loris (N. javanicus), and a Survey of Javan Slow Loris in Mt. Salak, West Java, Java

 

Angelina Navarro-Montes: Trade in Nycticebus Past and Present: An Assessment of Southeast Asian Markets & Internet Websites

 

James Thorn: Modelling slow loris (Nycticebus) distributions on Borneo, Java and Sumatra: A predictive tool for assessnig threats and setting conservation priorities. (Distinction)


2005-2006

Georgina Ash: Ecotourism and interpretation in Sri Lanka: Visitor perceptions of the local primates

 

Alex Boulton: Local perceptions of the Mount Heycock Buffer Zone Project and endemic primates, southwestern Sri Lanka

 

Sarah Jaffe: Long-term Conservation Plans: Aspects to Consider Before Starting a Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Programme for Nycticebus sp. in Java, Indonesia

 


2004-2005

Kelly Ablard: Behaviour of the northern slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus nordicus) and the red slender loris (Loris tardigradus tardigradus) as a result of olfactory, visual, and auditory enrichment.

 

Simon Downs: Study into Nocturnal Behaviours of Captive Varecia variegata in Semi-Free Ranging Enclosures.

 

Grace Blackham: Pilot survey of nocturnal primates, Tarsius bancanus borneanus (Western tarsiers) and Nycticebus menagensis (Slow loris) in peat swamp forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

 

Harriet Robjent: Nocturnal primates of the Ituri forest DRC: a preliminary study involving distance sampling.


2003-2004

Emily Mertz: A pilot study of an endangered eastern Simpona (Propithecus diadema) in Betampona Natural Reserve, Madagascar.

 

Anne Miehs: A quantitative comparison of the captive behaviour of two slow loris species: Nycticebus bengalensis and Nycticebus coucang

 

Lindsay Morse: Cross species amplification and mitochondrial DNA sequencing to estimate relatedness in a population of Cross River Allen’s Galagos.

 

Hannah Parathian:  A multi-media exhibition to conserve our endangered primate cousins and their vanishing rainforest habitats.


2002-2003

Lilia Bernede: Biodiversity assessment of a regenerating rainforest patch at Bangamukande Estate, Pitigala, Galle District, Sri Lanka.

 

Lisa Harris: Survey of pet markets in Indonesia: continuing project.

 

Paula Sanfey: Study of re-released semi-free ranging slow and pygmy lorises in Thailand.

 

Alison Tew: Study of bald lemur syndrome in free-ranging Lemur catta at the Berenty Reserve in Madagascar.

 

Pamela Troni: Construction of manual for sanctuaries housing Asian lorises, geared towards individuals with lower education levels. 


2001-2002

David Coultas: Bioacoustic analysis of the loud call of two species of slender loris (Loris tardigradus and L. lydekkerianus nordicus) from Sri Lanka.

 

Claire Webber:  Survey of primates and other mammals in the markets of Indonesia, with an analysis of conditions and health of the animals.


 

 
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