Unpublished comparative dataset used in:

Nunn, C.L. and R.A. Barton (in press). Allometric slopes and independent contrasts: a comparative test of Kleiber’s law in primate ranging patterns. American Naturalist.

Species
Number Males
Number Females
Number Immatures
Metabolic Needs
Home Range Size (ha)
Lemur catta
5.9
6.4
5
27.54
14.4
Eulemur fulvus
3.2
3.5
2.2
13.68
48.6
Eulemur macaco
4
3.1
2.5
15.02
5.3
Hapelemur griseus
1
1
2
2.77
11.3
Varecia variegata
2.5
3
1
15.7
110.2
Avahi laniger
1
1
1
2.57
1.9
Propithecus verreauxi
3
2.8
1.7
17.54
5.3
Indri indri
1
1
2.5
13.92
22.5
Daubentonia madagascarensis
1
1
1
5.24
35.6
Perodicticus potto
1
1
1
2.66
11.8
Galago alleni
1
1
1
0.98
12
Galagoides demidoff
1
1
1
0.42
0.9
Galagoides zanzibaricus
1
1
1
0.6
2.2
Otolemur crassicaudatus
1
1
1
2.88
7
Otolemur garnetti
1
1
1
2.12
12
Galago moholi
1
1
1
0.72
8.1
Tarsius bancanus
1
1
1
0.54
3.1
Tarsius spectrum
1
1
1
0.64
1
Callithrix humeralifer
2.8
3.3
5
4.56
20.6
Callithrix jacchus
2.7
2.9
2.8
3.19
13.3
Cebuella pygmaea
1.5
1
3.8
0.94
0.7
Saguinus fuscicollis
1.5
1.5
2
1.9
34.3
Saguinus labiatus
2.2
1.6
3.1
3.38
26
Saguinus mystax
2
1.7
2.1
3.04
32.3
Saguinus nigricollis
1.2
1.2
3.5
2.54
45
Saguinus oedipus
2.6
1.9
1.4
2.94
15.7
Callimico goeldii
1
2
3
2.76
42.5
Cebus albifrons
2.8
6.5
10.8
32.55
137.5
Cebus apella
3.2
4.9
7.8
28.92
344
Cebus capucinus
2.6
4.5
8.9
28.22
86.3
Cebus olivaceous
1.1
6.5
11.4
30.9
257
Aotus trivirgatus
1.1
1
1.8
2.64
7.1
Callicebus personatus
1
1
4
5.41
4.7
Callicebus moloch
1
1
1.9
3.17
5.7
Callicebus torquatus
1
1
1.5
3.47
18.1
Saimiri oerstedii
4
8.9
16.3
18.42
62.6
Saimiri sciureus
2.7
7.9
18.9
18.21
149.3
Chiropotes albinasus
8
9
8
47.11
300
Chiropotes satanas
1.3
9
7
31.5
239
Alouatta fusca
1.1
1.9
2.8
16.37
5.4
Alouatta palliata
2.8
6.3
4.3
44.59
43.2
Alouatta pigra
1.4
1.6
2.5
22.79
73.2
Alouatta seniculus
1.8
2.2
2.9
22.08
12.1
Ateles belzebuth
4
11.5
8
96.25
441
Ateles geoffroyi
4
17
21
150.84
133.2
Ateles paniscus
4
11.8
12.5
120.56
206
Brachyteles arachnoides
7
7.1
8.4
98.04
294.7
Lathothrix lagothricha
5.8
8.2
7.8
85.46
544.8
Macaca cyclopis
1.1
3.4
7.5
31.43
19.5
Macaca fascicularis
4.6
10.6
16.1
73.14
69.3
Macaca fuscata
7.3
17.5
30.7
226.64
177.1
Macaca maurus
2.5
8.5
12.8
82.22
25
Macaca mulatta
9.1
23.8
35.6
254.73
396.2
Macaca nemestrina
2.4
14.9
28
144.12
355.2
Macaca radiata
6.9
9.9
16.9
90.36
188
Macaca silenus
3.1
7.1
7.4
63.13
50.7
Macaca sinica
2.6
6.2
12.4
46.95
51.8
Macaca sylvanus
5.2
7
17
154.72
798.8
Macaca thibetana
5.2
9.5
15.6
167.75
300
Cercocebus albigena
4.8
7.8
9
76.79
270.7
Cercocebus atterimus
3
5
11
60.19
59
Cercocebus galeritus
2.5
9.5
20.3
102.13
117.5
Papio anubis
9.1
17.5
31
372.76
1843.1
Papio cynocephalus
6.6
19.4
33.8
333.88
4564
Papio hamadryas
6.5
8.2
16.8
182.67
2800
Papio ursinus
6.6
13.9
22.2
324.82
1124.1
Cercopithecus aethiops
4.6
7.7
15.2
61.82
70.4
Cercopithecus ascanius
1
8.5
14.5
42.81
31.2
Cercopithecus campbelli
1
4
9.5
26.28
21.5
Cercopithecus cephus
1
2
5
15.15
34
Cercopithecus diana
1
7
14.8
50.19
105.5
Cercopithecus mitis
1.1
8.8
13.4
61.96
83.8
Cercopithecus neglectus
1
1.9
7.5
26.63
7.4
Cercopithecus nictitans
1
2
10
31.33
120.5
Cercopithecus pogonias
1
3
9
23.56
103
Miopithecus talapoin
13
21.3
75
118.88
121.6
Erythrocebus patas
1.2
10.4
16.6
103.57
2995
Presbytis cristata
1.3
15.6
13.8
95.31
20
Presbytis entellus
2.4
11.5
15.4
146.36
185.9
Presbytis francoisi
1
6.5
9
57.95
157
Presbytis geei
1.1
5.3
6.5
56.83
375
Presbytis johnii
1.3
3.1
4.5
44.28
161.6
Presbytis melalophos
1.1
5.2
5.1
37.33
24.9
Presbytis obscura
2
7
8
57.77
34.3
Presbytis pileatus
1.1
3.6
5.2
45.33
42.5
Presbytis potenziani
1
0.9
1.6
11.56
22
Presbytis rubicunda
1
2.3
2.8
19.4
64.4
Presbytis vetulus
1
3.8
2.7
26.19
4.4
Pygathrix roxellanae
22
66
89
947.44
3145
Nasalis larvatus
1
3.7
4.3
49.69
261
Simias concolor
1
1.9
1.5
17.32
14.4
Colobus badius
4.4
11.4
15.5
114.54
57.5
Colobus guereza
1.3
2.9
4
36.15
12.6
Colobus polykomos
2.8
4.8
5.2
52.25
36
Colobus satanas
2.2
5.5
4.7
51.44
71.8
Procolobus verus
2
3.3
3.2
21.75
26.5
Hylobates agilis
1
1
2.4
12.96
27
Hylobates concolor
1
1.9
3.4
22.85
87.5
Hylobates hoolock
1
1
1.4
12.15
24.2
Hylobates klossi
0.9
1
1.5
10.4
21.5
Hylobates lar
1
1
2
11.66
34.2
Hylobates pileatus
1
1
3
13.53
36
Hylobates syndactylus
1
1
2
19.65
26.5
Pongo pygmaeus
1
1
1
53.23
169.6
Pan troglodytes
6.7
12.4
15.9
487.82
1786.8
Pan paniscus
7
8.9
10.1
338.83
3475
Gorilla gorilla
1.8
4.4
9.5
411.1
2544.5

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