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Family Lemuridae Gray 1821 (lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 40773

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

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

Sister taxa: Archaeolemuridae, Cheirogaleidae, Indridae, Indriidae, Lepilemuridae, Megaladapidae, Megalapidae, Nesopithecidae, Palaeopropithecidae

Subtaxa: Chiromyina, Eulemur, Galagonina, Hapalemur, Lemur, Lemurinae, Lichanotina, Loridina, Pachylemur, Tarsiina, Varecia

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Type: Lemur

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-herbivore