Family Galagidae Mivart 1864 (galago)

Mammalia - Primates - Galagidae

Alternative spellings: Galaginae, Galagonidae

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

See also Nowak 1991, Pickford et al. 2006, Poux and Douzery 2004, Sanderson 1940 and Seiffert et al. 2003

Sister taxon: Lorisidae

Subtaxa: Euoticus Galago Galagoides Komba Saharagalago Wadilemur

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-frugivore

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 (1), Uganda (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (1)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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