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Loris (slender loris)

Mammalia - Primates - Lorisidae

Taxonomy
Loris was named by Geoffroy (1796). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Tardigradus by Stone and Rehn (1902).

It was assigned to Loridina by Gray (1825); and to Loridae by Gentry et al. (1994) and Yoder et al. (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1785Tardigradus Boddaert p. 67
1796Loris Geoffroy
1811Stenops Illiger p. 73
1815Loridium Rafinesque p. 54
1825Loris Gray p. 338
1994Loris Gentry et al. p. 332
2001Loris Yoder et al. p. 408

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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
familyLorisidae
genusLorisGeoffroy 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