Infraorder Lorisiformes Gregory 1915 (primate)

Mammalia - Primates

Parent taxon: Strepsirrhini according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2005

See also Mein and Ginsburg 1997, Poux and Douzery 2004 and Seiffert et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Adapiformes, Adapoidea, Azibiidae, Djebelemuridae, Karanisia, Lemuriformes, Plesiopithecus

Subtaxa: Galagidae Lorisidae

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections), Ethiopia (1), South Africa (1), Tanzania (4), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (1), Tanzania (1)

• Miocene of Egypt (1), Kenya (4), Pakistan (1), Thailand (1), Uganda (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (2)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Namibia (1)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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