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Galago

Mammalia - Primates - Galagidae

Taxonomy
Galago was named by Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1796). It is extant.

It was assigned to Galagidae by Seiffert et al. (2005) and Pickford et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1796Galago Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
2005Galago Seiffert et al. p. 11399
2006Galago Pickford et al. p. 938

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderStrepsirrhini(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812)
infraorderLorisiformesGregory 1915
familyGalagidaeMivart 1864
genusGalagoGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1796

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available