Eva C. Wikberg

Research Associate
Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Calgary

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Publications

2016. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Fedigan LM, Campos FA, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, and Kawamura S. Inbreeding avoidance and female mate choice shape paternity patterns in a primate species with exceptionally long male tenures (Cebus capucinus imitator). Molecular Ecology. (pdf)

2016. Bădescu I, Wikberg EC, MacDonald LJ, Fox SA, Vayro J, and Sicotte P. Infanticide pressure accelerates infant development in a wild primate. Animal Behaviour 114: 231-239. (pdf)

2016. Sargeant E, Wikberg EC, Kawamura S, Jack KM, and Fedigan LM. Paternal recognition and infant care in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). American Journal of Primatology 78: 659-668. (pdf)

2016. Vayro J, Fedigan LM, Ziegler T, Crotty A, Ataman R, Clendenning R, Potvin-Rosselet E, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Hormonal correlates of life-history characteristics in wild female Colobus vellerosus. Primates 57: 509-519. (pdf)

2015. Bădescu I, Sicotte P, Ting N, and Wikberg EC. Female maternal kinship, dominance and parity influence natal attraction and infant handling in a wild colobine (Colobus vellerosus). American Journal of Primatology 77:376–387. (pdf)

2015. Sargeant E, Wikberg EC, Kawamura S, and Fedigan LM. Allonursing in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) provides evidence for cooperate care of infants. Behaviour 152: 1841-1869. (pdf)

2015. Schoof VAM, Wikberg EC, Fedigan LM, Jack KM, Ziegler TE, and Kawamura S. Infanticides during periods of social stability: paternity, infant age, and maternal resumption of cycling in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Neotropical Primates 21: 192-196. (pdf)

2015. Sicotte P, Teichroeb JA, Vayro JV, Fox S, and Wikberg EC. Female dispersal post-takeover is related to male quality in Colobus vellerosus. American Journal of Primatology. Article first published online. (pdf)

2015. Wikberg EC, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Demographic factors are associated with between-group variation in the grooming networks of female colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus). International Journal of Primatology: 36:124–142. (pdf)

2014. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, Sicotte P, and Ting N. Factors influencing male affiliation and coalitions in a species with male dispersal and intense male-male competition, Colobus vellerosus. Behaviour: 151: 1045-1066. (pdf)

2014. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Fedigan LM, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, and Kawamura S. The effect of male parallel dispersal on the kin composition of groups in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Animal Behaviour 96: 9-17. (pdf)

2014. Wikberg EC, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Familiarity is more important than phenotypic similarity in shaping social relationships in a facultative female dispersed primate, Colobus vellerosus. Behavioural Processes 106: 27-35. (pdf)

2014. Wikberg EC, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Kinship and similarity in residency status structure female social networks in black-and-white colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153: 365-376. (pdf)

2013. Wikberg EC, Teichroeb JA, Bădescu I, and Sicotte P. Individualistic female dominance hierarchies with varying strength in a highly folivorous population of black-and-white colobus. Behaviour 150: 295-320. (pdf)

2012. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, Bădescu I, MacDonald LJ, and Sicotte P. Infanticide risk and male quality influence optimal group composition for Colobus vellerosus. Behavioral Ecology 6: 1348-1359. (pdf)

2012. Wikberg EC, Sicotte P, Campos FA, and Ting N. Between-group variation in female dispersal, kin composition of groups, and proximity patterns in black-and-white colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus). PLOS ONE: e48740. (pdf)

2011. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Dispersal in male ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): influence of age, rank and contact with other groups on dispersal decisions. Behaviour 148: 765-793. (pdf)

2009. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Female dispersal patterns in six groups of ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus): infanticide avoidance is important. Behaviour 146: 551-582. (pdf)

2008. Gros-Louis J, Perry S, Fichtel C, Wikberg EC, Gilkenson H, Wofsy S, and Fuentes A. Vocal repertoire of Cebus capucinus: Acoustic structure, context, and usage . International Journal of Primatology 29: 641-670. (pdf)

2007. Wittig RM, Crockford C, Wikberg EC, Seyfarth RM, and Cheney DL. Kin-mediated reconciliation substitutes for direct reconciliation in female baboons. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 274: 1109-1115. (pdf)

2003. Perry S, Manson JH, Dower G, and Wikberg EC. White-faced capuchins cooperate to rescue a groupmate from a boa constrictor. Folia Primatologica 74: 109-111. (pdf)

In review. Kalbitzer U, Bergstrom ML, Carnegie SD, Wikberg EC, Kawamura S, Campos FA, Jack KM, and Fedigan LM. Female sociality and sexual conflict shape infant survival in a Neotropical primate. PNAS.

Submitted. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, Kawamura S, and Fedigan LM. Alternative routes to reproductive success may explain male cooperation in a primate population (Cebus capucinus) with high reproductive skew. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

 

Presented papers

2016. Kalbitzer U, Bergstrom ML, Carnegie SD, Wikberg EC, Campos FA, and Fedigan LM. Infant survival in relation to female social bonds and alpha male replacements in wild white-faced capuchin monkeys. Presented at the joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists, Chicago, USA.

2016. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Fedigan LM, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, and Kawamura S. Parallel dispersal and its effect on the kin composition of groups in free-ranging white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus), Costa Rica. Presented at the joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists, Chicago, USA.

2016. Fox SA, Wikberg EC, Vayro J, Simons ND, Ruiz-López M.J, Crotty A, Christie D, Potvin-Rosselet, E, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Could male Colobus vellerosus be using behavioural cues to estimate paternity? Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, USA.

2015. Bădescu I, Wikberg EC, MacDonald LJ, Fox S, Vayro J, and Sicotte P. Infanticide pressure and group size affect natal coat development in wild Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Ghana. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, St. Louis, USA.

2015. Fox SA, Wikberg EC, Ruiz-López M.J, Vayro J, Simons ND, Crotty A, Christie D, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Affiliation, tolerance and proximity between males and infants in wild Colobus vellerosus in Ghana is not explained by genetic sireship. Presentation at the meeting of the American Primatologists Society, Bend, USA.

2015. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, Kawamura S, and Fedigan LM. Alternative routes to reproductive success may explain male cooperation in a primate population (Cebus capucinus) with high reproductive skew. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, St. Louis, USA.

2014. Holmes TD, Saj TL, Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Life history analysis for a population of Colobus vellerosus in Ghana, West Africa. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Banff, Canada.

2014. Jack KM, Brasington L, Ritchotte K, Wikberg EC, Kawamura S, and Fedigan LM. Bide your time: Method of alpha male replacement, infant deaths, and time to conception in Cebus capucinus. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Banff, Canada.

2014. Schoof VAM, Wikberg EC, Fedigan LM, Jack KM, Ziegler T, and Kawamura S. Infanticides during a socially stable period in wild white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus). Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Banff, Canada.

2014. Sicotte P, Teichroeb JA, Vayro JV, and Wikberg EC. Female dispersal post-takeover is related to male quality in Colobus vellerosus. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Banff, Canada.

2014. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Fedigan LM, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, and Kawamura S. Reproductive skew in male white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). Presentation at the meeting of the International Primatologists Society, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2014. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Campos FA, Fedigan LM, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, and Kawamura S. Male reproductive success in white-faced capuchins. Presentation at the meeting of the Primate Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan.

2013. Wikberg EC, Campos FA, Sato A, Bergstrom ML, Hiwatashi T, Jack KM, Fedigan LM, and Kawamura S. Parallel dispersal and its effect on the kin composition of groups in a gregarious primate (Cebus capucinus). Presentation at the joint meeting of the Primate Society of Japan and the Mammal Society of Japan, Okayama, Japan.

2012. Bădescu I, Wikberg EC, Ting N, and Sicotte P. Female dominance ranks do not affect natal attraction and infant handling rates in wild ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus) at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Physical Anthropology, Victoria, Canada.

2012. Bădescu I, Wikberg EC, Ting N, and Sicotte P. The effect of female kinship on natal attraction and infant handling in ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus) at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Ghana. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Primatology, Sacramento, CA, USA.

2012. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Factors influencing male social relationships and coalition strength in a species with male dispersal and intense male-male competition, Colobus vellerosus. Presentation at the meeting of the International Primatologists Society, Cancun, Mexico.

2012. Wikberg EC, Teichroeb JA, Bădescu I, and Sicotte P. Egalitarian female relationships in Colobus vellerosus (ursine colobus): individualistic hierarchies with high linearity and stability, moderate bidirectionality, and low expression. Presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Portland, USA.

2011. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, Bădescu I, MacDonald LJ, and Sicotte P. The role of infanticide threat vs. ecological constraints in determining social organization for Colobus vellerosus: support for the folivore paradox. Presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, Banff, Canada.

2010. Wikberg EC and Sicotte P. The function of female intergroup aggression in Colobus vellerosus. Presentation at the meeting of the International Primatologists Society, Kyoto, Japan.

2009. Wikberg EC, Teichroeb JA, and Sicotte P. Male dispersal patterns in ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus) in Ghana. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada.

2009. Wikberg EC and Sicotte P. Allogrooming in female ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus). Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Primatology, San Diego, USA.

2008. Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, and Sicotte P. Female dispersal patterns in six groups of ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus): infanticide avoidance is important. Presentation at the meeting of the International Primatologists Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2007. Wikberg EC. Group fission in ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus). Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Banff, Canada. 2006. Wikberg EC and Sicotte P. A pilot study of social relationships, relatedness and dispersal patterns of female ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus). Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Peterborough, Canada.

 

Presented posters

2016. Wikberg EC, Christie D, Sicotte P, and Ting N. Between and within group variation in the gut microbiome of a black-and-white colobus monkey (Colobus vellerosus). Presented at the joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists, Chicago, USA. (pdf)

2014. Wikberg EC, Jack KM, Kawamura S, and Fedigan LM. Male cooperation despite high reproductive skew may be explained by reproductive queuing in white-faced capuchin monkeys. Poster presented at the NAKFI Conference, Irvine, USA. (pdf)

2012. Campos FA, Wikberg EC, and Holmes T. Population assessment of Demidoff’s dwarf galago (Galagoides demidovii) in a Ghanaian forest fragment mosaic. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Portland, USA. (pdf)

 

Theses

2012. Relatedness, residency patterns, and relationships in female Colobus vellerosus. Ph.D. thesis. University of Calgary.

2001. Functional consequences of post-conflict affiliation in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus jacchus). M.Sc. thesis. Umeå University.

 

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