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Lemur Linnaeus 1758 (ring-tailed lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Lemuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72262

Synonyms: Catta Link 1806 (no. 232472), Maki Muirhead 1819 (no. 232473), Mococo Trouessart 1878 (no. 232474), Procebus Storr 1780 (no. 232471), Prosimia Brisson 1762 (no. 232470)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

Sister taxa: Chiromyina, Eulemur, Galagonina, Hapalemur, Lemurinae, Lichanotina, Loridina, Pachylemur, Tarsiina, Varecia

Subtaxa: Eulemur, Lemur catta

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Type: Lemur catta

Ecology: scansorial insectivore