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Loris tardigradus Linnaeus 1758 (slender loris)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Lorisidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 206247

Alternative combinations: Lemur tardigradus, Nycticebus tardigradus, Stenops tardigradus, Tardigradus tardigradus

Synonyms: Loris gracilis Geoffroy 1796 (no. 206248), Stenops gracilis Geoffroy 1796 (no. 232465), Tardigradus loris Boddaert 1785 (no. 234311)

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

Belongs to Loris according to A. Gentry et al. 1994

Sister taxon: Tardigradus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 68.7, humerus length 59.6, radius length 60.7, scapula 23.8 x 23.3, skull length 43.6, tibia length 63.9, ulna length 66.5

Estimated body mass: 1.15 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length