Lemur Linnaeus 1758 (ring-tailed lemur)

Mammalia - Primates - Lemuridae

Synonyms: Catta Link 1806, Maki Muirhead 1819, Mococo Trouessart 1878, Procebus Storr 1780, Prosimia Brisson 1762

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Burney et al. 2008, Gray 1825, Illiger 1811, Linnaeus 1758 and Schwarz 1931

Sister taxa: Chiromyina, Eulemur, Galagonina, Hapalemur, Lemurinae, Lichanotina, Loridina, Pachylemur, Tarsiina, Varecia

Subtaxa: Eulemur Lemur catta Lemur rufus

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Type: Lemur catta

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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