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Microcebus Geoffroy 1827 (mouse lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cheirogaleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143024

Synonyms: Azema Gray 1870 (no. 232483), Gliscebus Lesson 1840 (no. 232481), Murilemur Gray 1870 (no. 232484), Myocebus Wagner 1841 (no. 232482), Myscebus Lesson 1840 (no. 232480), Scartes Swainson 1835 (no. 232479)

Parent taxon: Cheirogaleidae according to K. P. Karanth et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cheirogaleus, Mirza, Phaner

Subtaxa: Microcebus coquereli, Microcebus murinus

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Type: Lemur murinus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore