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Cheirogaleus Geoffroy 1812 (dwarf lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cheirogaleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143022

Alternative spelling: Cheirogallus

Synonyms: Altililemur Elliot 1913 (no. 232502), Cebugale Lesson 1840 (no. 232498), Mioxicebus Lesson 1840 (no. 232499), Myspithecus Cuvier 1842 (no. 232500), Opolemur Gray 1872 (no. 232501)

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

Sister taxa: Microcebus, Mirza, Phaner

Subtaxa: Cheirogaleus medius

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore