Nycticebus Geoffroy 1812 (slow loris)

Mammalia - Primates - Lorisidae

Alternative spelling: Nyaticebus

Synonym: Bradycebus Cuvier and Geoffroy 1795

Parent taxon: Loridae according to A. D. Yoder et al. 2001

See also Gray 1825, Mein and Ginsburg 1997 and Stone and Rehn 1902

Sister taxa: Arctocebus, Loris, Mioeuoticus, Namaloris, Perodicticus, Progalago

Subtaxa: Nycticebus coucang Nycticebus linglom Nycticebus pygmaeus

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Type: Tardigradus coucang

Ecology: arboreal insectivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Li Mae Long (Miocene of Thailand)

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