Family Lemuridae Gray 1821 (lemur)

Mammalia - Primates - Lemuridae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Lemuroidea according to K. P. Karanth et al. 2005

See also Bonaparte 1850, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Nowak 1991, Poux and Douzery 2004, Schwarz 1931 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Archaeolemuridae, Cheirogaleidae, Indridae, Indriidae, Lepilemuridae, Megaladapidae, Megalapidae, Nesopithecidae, Palaeopropithecidae

Subtaxa: Chiromyina Eulemur Galagonina Hapalemur Lemur Lemurinae Lichanotina Loridina Pachylemur Tarsiina Varecia

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Type: Lemur

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-herbivore


• Quaternary of Madagascar (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections including 5 occurrences

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