Cheirogaleus Geoffroy 1812 (dwarf lemur)

Mammalia - Primates - Cheirogaleidae

Alternative spelling: Cheirogallus

Synonyms: Altililemur Elliot 1913, Cebugale Lesson 1840, Mioxicebus Lesson 1840, Myspithecus Cuvier 1842, Opolemur Gray 1872

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

See also Burney et al. 2008, Gray 1825 and Schwarz 1931

Sister taxa: Microcebus, Mirza, Phaner

Subtaxa: Cheirogaleus medius

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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