Anderson KA, Adams FV & Teichroeb JA. Same-sex sexual behavior in Rwenzori colobus follows a similar sexual script as different-sex sexual behavior. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Adams FV, Mujjuzi E & Teichroeb JA. Patterns of male-female and male-male social bonds within Rwenzori Angolan colobus monkey core units. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

Huang P, Wang L, Stead SM, Mujjuzi E & Teichroeb JA. Mate attraction explains the emergence of the multilevel society in an African colobus. Science Advances.

Poindexter SA, Mathur V, Maynard KQ & Teichroeb JA. Where to next? Pathways forward in primate movement research. American Journal of Primatology.

Li MF, Smeltzer EA & Teichroeb JA. Grooming and spatial proximity are associated with feeding tolerance in wild vervet monkeys. Primates.


Arseneau-Robar TJM, Teichroeb JA, MacIntosh AJ, Saj TL, Lucci S, Glotfelty E, Sicotte P & Wikberg EC. In press. When population growth intensifies intergroup competition, female monkeys free-ride less. Scientific Reports.

Teichroeb JA, Huang P, Adams FV, Habumuremyi S, Mujjuzi E & Landry F. In press. Exploratory analysis of interunit dominance relationships in a Rwenzori colobus multilevel society: the importance of social network position and male anogenital distance. International Journal of Primatology.

Teichroeb JA, Ghorbani H, Fallah K & Vasey EN. In press. Distracted foragers: competitors impair foraging efficiency, accuracy, and speed for eastern grey squirrels. Animal Behaviour.

Anderson KA, Teichroeb JA, Ramsay MS, Bădescu I, López-Torres S & Gibb JK. In press. Same-sex sexual behavior among mammals is widely observed, yet seldomly reported: evidence from an online expert survey. PLoS ONE.

Nautiyal H, Mathur V, Gajare KH, Teichroeb JA, Sarkar D & Diogo R. 2024. Predatory dogs as drivers of social behavior changes in the central Himalayan langur (Semnopithecus schistaceus) in agro-forest landscapes. Biology 13: 410.

Huang P, Teichroeb JA, Zhang E & Chen M. Male juvenile golden snub-nosed monkeys acting as the mountee to receive grooming in their same-sex mounts. Current Zoology zoae020.

Stead SM, Persad R, Boonstra R, Teichroeb JA, Palme R. & Bowman J. Coping with extreme free cortisol levels: seasonal stress axis changes in sympatric North American flying squirrels. General and Comparative Endocrinology 349: 114467.


Teichroeb JA, Smeltzer EA, Mathur V, Anderson KA, Fowler EJ, Adams FV, Vasey EN, Kumpan LT, Stead SM & Arseneau-Robar TJM. Online first. How can we apply decision-making theories to wild animal behavior? Predictions arising from Dual Process Theory and Bayesian Decision Theory. American Journal of Primatology. pdf

Arseneau-Robar TJM*, Anderson KA*, Sicotte P & Teichroeb JA. Monkeys who experience more feeding competition utilize social information to learn foraging skills faster. Scientific Reports 13: 11624. *co-first authors pdf

Huang P, Fang G, Teichroeb JA, Zhang E & Chen M. Examining post-mounting grooming in a primate all-male group to reveal the functions of same-sex mounts. American Journal of Primatology 85:e23550.

Joyce MM, Teichroeb JA, Kaigaishi Y, Stewart BM, Yamada K & Turner SE. No food left behind: Competition drives foraging route choices among free-ranging Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in a multidestination array at the Awajishima Monkey Center, Japan. Primates 64(5): 493-511.

Teichroeb JA, Fox SA, Samartino S, Wikberg EC & Sicotte P. Non-reproductive sexual behavior in wild white-thighed colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus). Archives of Sexual Behavior.


Kumpan LT*, Vining AV*, Joyce MM, Aguado WD, Smeltzer EA, Turner SE & Teichroeb JA. Mild movement sequence repetition in five primate species and evidence for a taxonomic divide in cognitive mechanisms. Scientific Reports 12: 14503. *co-first authors pdf

Smeltzer EA*, Stead SM*, Li MF, Samson D, Kumpan LT & Teichroeb JA. Social sleepers: the effects of social status on sleep in terrestrial mammals. Hormones and Behavior 143: 105181. *co-first authors

Arseneau-Robar TJM, Anderson KA, Vasey EN, Sicotte P & Teichroeb JA. Think fast!: Vervet monkeys calculate the risk of being displaced by a dominant competitor when making foraging decisions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10: 775288.

Teichroeb JA, Adams FV, Khwaja A, Stapelfeldt K & Stead SM. Tight quarters: ranging and feeding competition in a Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii multilevel society occupying a fragmented habitat. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 76: 60.

Matsuda I, Grueter CC & Teichroeb JA, eds. The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour, and Ecological Diversity. Cambridge University Press, UK.

Teichroeb JA. Socioecology of African colobines. In: The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour, and Ecological Diversity, Matsuda I, Grueter C & Teichroeb JA, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. pdf

Teichroeb JA & Korstjens AH. The ecology of olive colobus. In: The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour, and Ecological Diversity, Matsuda I, Grueter CC & Teichroeb JA, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. pdf

Teichroeb JA, Grueter CC & Matsuda I. Directions for future research. In: The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour, and Ecological Diversity, Matsuda I, Grueter CC & Teichroeb JA, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. pdf


Teichroeb JA. Book Review. The Promise of Contemporary Primatology. By Erin P. Riley. New York, NY: Routledge. 2020. 158 pp. $44.95 (paperback). American Journal of Physical Anthropology Online First. pdf

Stead SM, Bădescu I, Raboin DL, Sicotte P, Rothman JM, Baden AL & Teichroeb JA. High levels of infant handling by adult males in Rwenzori Angolan colobus (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii) compared to two closely related species, C. vellerosus and C. guereza. Primates. pdf

Li MF, Arseneau-Robar TJM, Smeltzer EA & Teichroeb JA. Be early or be tolerated: vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) foraging strategies in a dispersed resource. Animal Behaviour. pdf

Adams FV, Arseneau-Robar TJM, Bonnell TR, Stead SM, & Teichroeb JA. Temporal patterns in a dynamic social network of core units in an African colobine multi-level society: effects of food availability and inter-unit dispersal. Ecology and Evolution 11(7): 3251-3263.

Teichroeb JA, Corewyn LC & Paterson JD. Primate Behavior: An Exercise Workbook, 3rd Edition. Waveland Press.|43

Arseneau-Robar TJM, Changasi AH, Turner E & Teichroeb JA. Diet and activity budget in Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii at Nabugabo, Uganda: Are they energy maximizers? Folia Primatologica 92: 35-48.


Poirier-Poulin S & Teichroeb JA. 2020. The vocal repertoire of an African colobine, Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii: A multi-level society compared with congeners in stable groups. Behaviour 157: 597-628. pdf

Teichroeb JA. 2020. Book Review. Savanna Monkeys: The Genus Chlorocebus. Trudy R. Turner, Christopher A. Schmitt, and Jennifer Danzy Cramer, Editors. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 342 pages. American Anthropologist 122(3): 705-706. pdf

Teichroeb JA, Stead SM, Edwards PD, Landry F, Palme R & Boonstra R. Anogenital distance as an indicator of competitive ability in Rwenzori Angolan colobus. American Journal of Primatology 82(3): e23111. pdf

Adams FV & Teichroeb JA. Microhabitat use by Rwenzori Angolan colobus monkeys at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda demonstrates intraspecific variability. International Journal of Primatology

Kumpan LT, Smeltzer EA & Teichroeb JA. Animal cognition in the field: performance of wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) on a reversal learning task. Animal Cognition


Stead SM & Teichroeb JA. A multi-level society comprised of one-male and multi-male core units in an African colobine (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii). PLoS One 14(10): e0217666. pdf

Kumpan LT, Rothman JM, Chapman CA & Teichroeb JA. Playing it safe? Solitary vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) choose high-quality foods more than those in competition. American Journal of Primatology 81:e23002. pdf

Ramsay MS & Teichroeb JA. Anecdotes in primatology: temporal trends, anthropocentrism, and hierarchies of knowledge. American Anthropologist 121(3): 680-693. pdf

Teichroeb JA & Vining AQ. Navigation strategies in three nocturnal lemur species: diet predicts heuristic use and degree of exploratory behaviour. Animal Cognition.

Behie AM, Teichroeb JA & Malone N, editors. Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene. Cambridge University Press, UK.

Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene

Teichroeb JA, Bridgett GR, Corriveau A & Twinomugisha D. The immediate impact of selective logging on Angolan colobus (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii) at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda. In: Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene, Behie AM, Teichroeb JA & Malone N, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. Pp. 120-140. pdf

Behie AM, Teichroeb JA & Malone N. Changing priorities for primate research and conservation in the Anthropocene. In: Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene, Behie AM, Teichroeb JA & Malone N, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. Pp. 1-13. pdf

Malone N, Teichroeb JA & Behie AM. Research(ers) and Conservation(ists) in the Anthropocene. In: Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene, Behie AM, Teichroeb JA & Malone N, eds. Cambridge University Press, UK. Pp. 281-284. pdf


Teichroeb JA & Smeltzer EA. Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) behavior in a multi-destination routes: evidence of planning when heuristics fail. PLoS One 15(5): e0198076. pdf

Arseneau-Robar TJM, Joyce MM, Stead SM & Teichroeb JA. Proximity and grooming patterns reveal opposite-sex bonding in Rwenzori Angolan colobus monkeys (Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii). Primates

Reyna-Hurtado RA, Teichroeb JA, Bonnell TR, Hernández-Sarabia RU, Vickers SM, Serio-Silva JC, Sicotte P & Chapman CA. Primates adjust movement strategies due to changing food availability. Behavioral Ecologypdf

Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Cascading competition: the seasonal strength of scramble influences between-group contest in a folivorous primate. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiologypdf


Teichroeb JA, Jack KM. Alpha male replacements in nonhuman primates: variability in processes, outcomes and terminology. American Journal of Primatology 79:e22674. pdf

Sicotte P, Teichroeb JA, Vayro JV, Fox SA & Wikberg EC. The influence of male takeovers on female dispersal in Colobus vellerosusAmerican Journal of Primatology 79:e22436. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Methodological suggestions for inferring fear from vigilance. Animal Sentience 15(6). Invited commentary on Beauchamp Fear & Vigilance

Teichroeb JA, Kumpan LT. Catarrhine sensory systems. In: Vonk J, Shackelford TK (eds) Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Springer: New York. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Sacculated stomachs. In: Fuentes A (ed) International Encyclopedia of Primatology. John Wiley & Sons: New Jersey. pdf

Teichroeb JA. African colobines. In: Fuentes A (ed) International Encyclopedia of Primatology. John Wiley & Sons: New Jersey. pdf


Lee HC, Teichroeb JA. Consensus decision-making and distributed leadership in vervet monkeys: older females lead the group to forage. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 161:580-590. pdf

Chapman CA, Twinomugisha D, Teichroeb JA, Valenta K, Sengupta R, Sarkar D & Rothman JM. How do primates survive among humans? Mechanisms employed by vervet monkeys at Lake Nabugabo, Uganda. In: Ethnoprimatology, Primate Conservation in the 21st Century, Waller M, ed. Springer, New York. Pp. 77-94. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Profile for Pennant’s red colobus Piliocolobus pennantii. In: Rowe N, Myers M (eds) All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press: Charleston, RI. p 157. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Profile for Lomami red colobus Piliocolobus parmientieri. In: Rowe N, Myers M (eds) All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press: Charleston, RI. p 156. pdf

Teichroeb JA, Devreese L. Profile for Bouvier’s red colobus Piliocolobus bouvieri. In: Rowe N, Myers M (eds) All the World’s Primates. Pogonias Press: Charleston, RI. p 146. pdf

Teichroeb JA, Aguado WD. Foraging vervet monkeys optimize travel distance when alone but prioritize high-reward sites in competition. Animal Behaviour 115: 1-10. pdf


Teichroeb JA. Vervet monkeys use paths consistent with context-specific spatial movement heuristics. Ecology & Evolution 5: 4706-4716. pdf

Teichroeb JA, White MMJ & Chapman CA. Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) intragroup spatial positioning: dominants trade-off predation risk for increased food acquisition. International Journal of Primatology 36: 154-176. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Orgasm (primates). In: Whelehan P, Bolin A. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. John Wiley & Sons: New Jersey. pdf

Teichroeb JA. Sexual periodicity. In: Whelehan P, Bolin A. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. John Wiley & Sons: New Jersey. pdf


Teichroeb JA & Chapman CA. Sensory information and associative cues used in food detection by wild vervet monkeys. Animal Cognition 17: 517-528. pdf


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

Bonnell TR, Campenni M, Chapman CA, Gogarten JF, Reyna-Hurtado RA, Teichroeb JA, Wasserman MD, Sengupta R. Emergent group level navigation: an agent-based evaluation of movement patterns in a folivorous primate. PLOS One 8: e78264. pdf

Wikberg EC, Teichroeb JA, Badescu I & Sicotte P. Individualistic female hierarchies with varying strength in a highly folivorous population of black-and-white colobus. Behaviour 150: 293-320. pdf


Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC, Badescu I, MacDonald LJ & Sicotte P. Infanticide risk and male quality influence optimal group composition for Colobus vellerosus. Behavioral Ecology 23: 1348-1359. pdf

Chapman CA & Teichroeb JA. What influences the size of groups in which primates choose to live? Nature Education.

Teichroeb JA, Holmes TD & Sicotte P. Use of sleeping trees in ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus) indicates the importance of nearby food. Primates 53:  287-296. pdf

Baranga D, Basuta GI, Teichroeb JA & Chapman CA. Crop raiding patterns of solitary and social groups red-tailed monkeys on cocoa pods in Uganda. Tropical Conservation Science 5: 104-111. pdf

Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Cost-free vigilance during feeding in folivorous primates? Examining the effect of predation risk, scramble competition, and infanticide threat on vigilance in ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus). Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 66: 453-466. pdf


Teichroeb JA, Wikberg EC & 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


Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. The function of male agonistic displays in ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): male competition, female mate choice or sexual coercion? Ethology 116: 366-380. pdf


Teichroeb JA, Kutz SJ, Parkar U, Thompson RCA & Sicotte P. Ecology of the gastrointestinal parasites of Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana: possible anthropozoonotic transmission. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140: 498-507. pdf

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

Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Test of the ecological constraints model on ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus) in Ghana. American Journal of Primatology 71: 49-59. pdf


Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Social correlates of fecal testosterone in male ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): the effect of male competition in aseasonal breeders. Hormones and Behavior 54: 417-423. pdf

Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Infanticide in ursine colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): new cases and a test of the existing hypotheses. Behaviour 145: 727-755. pdf

Brent LJN, Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. Preliminary assessment of natal attraction and infant handling in wild Colobus vellerosus. American Journal of Primatology 70: 101-105. pdf

Campbell G, Teichroeb JA & Paterson JD. Distribution of diurnal primate species in Togo and Bénin. Folia Primatologica 79: 15-30. pdf


Sicotte P, Teichroeb JA & Saj T. 2007. Aspects of male competition in Colobus vellerosus: preliminary data on male and female loud-calling and infant deaths following a take-over. International Journal of Primatology 28: 627-636. pdf


Teichroeb JA, Marteinson S & Sicotte P. Individuals’ behaviours following dye-marking in wild black-and-white colobus (Colobus vellerosus). American Journal of Primatology 65: 197-203. pdf

Saj TL, Teichroeb JA & Sicotte P. The population status of the ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus) at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana. In: Paterson, J.D. and Wallis, J. (eds.), Commensalism and Conflict: The Human Primate Interface. American Society of Primatologists, Norman, OK. Pp. 350-375. pdf


Teichroeb JA, Saj TL Paterson JD & Sicotte P. Effect of group size on activity budgets of Colobus vellerosus in Ghana. International Journal of Primatology 24: 743-758. pdf


Teichroeb JA. A review of hand preferences in nonhuman primates: Some data from patas monkeys. Laboratory Primate Newsletter 38(1): 10-13.


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