Family Cheirogaleidae Gray 1873 (lemur)

Mammalia - Primates - Cheirogaleidae

Alternative spelling: Cheirogaleinae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Nowak 1991, Poux and Douzery 2004 and Schwarz 1931

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

Subtaxa: Cheirogaleus Microcebus Mirza Phaner

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Type: Cheirogaleus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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