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Lorisidae (loris)

Mammalia - Primates - Lorisidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Loridae Gray p. 298
1903Lorisidae Wortman p. 411
1988Lorisidae Carroll
1991Loridae Nowak
1997Lorisidae Mein and Ginsburg p. 805
2002Lorisidae Philips and Walker
2003Lorisidae Seiffert et al.
2004Loridae Poux and Douzery
2005Lorisidae Seiffert et al. p. 11399
2005Lorisidae Wilson and Reeder
2010Lorisidae Harrison

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
suborderStrepsirrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
infraorderLorisiformesGregory 1915
superfamilyLorisoidea
familyLorisidae()
familyLorisidae()

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.

Fm. Lorisidae Gray 1821 [loris]
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Subfm. Lorisinae Gray 1821
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G. Loris Geoffroy 1796 [slender loris]
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Loris lori Cabera 1908
Loris lydekkerianus Cabera 1908
Loris tardigradus Linnaeus 1758
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Invalid names: Loris gracilis Geoffroy 1796 [synonym], Tardigradus loris Boddaert 1785 [synonym]
Invalid names: Loridium Rafinesque 1815 [objective synonym], Stenops Illiger 1811 [objective synonym], Tardigradus Boddaert 1785 [nomen nudum]
G. †Microloris Flynn and Morgan 2005
G. †Nycticeboides Jacobs 1981
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Nycticeboides simpsoni Jacobs 1981
G. Nycticebus Geoffroy 1812 [slow loris]
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Nycticebus bengalensis Geoffroy 1812
Nycticebus coucang Boddaert 1785 [Sunda slow loris]
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Nycticebus coucang hilleri Stone and Rehn 1902
Nycticebus coucang natunae Stone and Rehn 1902
Invalid names: Nycticebus cinereus Milne-Edwards 1867 [synonym]
Nycticebus javanicus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
Nycticebus kayan Munds et al. 2013
Nycticebus linglom Mein and Ginsburg 1997
Nycticebus menagensis Lydekker 1893
Nycticebus pygmaeus Bonhote 1907 [pygmy slow loris]
Invalid names: Bradycebus Cuvier and Geoffroy 1795 [synonym]
Subfm. †Mioeuoticinae Harrison 2010
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G. †Mioeuoticus Leakey 1962
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Mioeuoticus bishopi Leakey 1962
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Invalid names: Progalago songhornensis Simpson 1967 [synonym]
Mioeuoticus kichotoi Kunimatsu et al. 2017
Mioeuoticus shipmani Phillips and Walker 2000
G. †Namaloris Pickford 2015
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Namaloris rupestris Pickford 2015
Subfm. Perodictinae Gray 1870
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G. Arctocebus Gray 1863 [golden potto]
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Arctocebus aureus de Winton 1902 [golden angwantibo]
Arctocebus calabarensis Smith 1860 [Perodicticus calabarensis]
G. Perodicticus Bennett 1831 [potto]
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Perodicticus edwardsi Bouvier 1879
Perodicticus potto Statius Muller 1776
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Invalid names: Galago guineensis Desmarest 1820 [synonym], Perodicticus geoffroyi Bennett 1831 [synonym], Potto bosmanii Lesson 1840 [synonym]
Invalid names: Potto Lesson 1840 [synonym]
G. Pseudopotto Schwartz 1996 [False potto]
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Pseudopotto martini Schwartz 1996 [False potto]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealf
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: frugivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-06-08 12:11:09
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Lillegraven 1979, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1999, Nowak 1991

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bartonian to the top of the Serravallian or 41.30000 to 11.62000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 38.0 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Namibia (Sperrgebiet) Namaloris rupestris (165176)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Egypt (Fayum) Lorisidae indet. (12954)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Pakistan (Baluchistan) Lorisidae indet. (180602)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Pakistan Nycticeboides simpsoni (201488)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Thailand Nycticebus linglom (48126)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Kenya Lorisidae indet. (22078)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Kenya Mioeuoticus kichotoi (191756)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya (Central Nyanza) Lorisidae indet. (21340)