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Eulemur macaco Linnaeus 1766 (black lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Lemuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232779

Alternative combination: Lemur macaco

Belongs to Eulemur according to Mittermeier et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Eulemur albocollaris, Eulemur collaris, Eulemur coronatus, Eulemur flavifrons, Eulemur fulvus, Eulemur mongoz, Eulemur rubriventer

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 147.3, humerus length 102.9, radius length 94.2, scapula 53.3 x 30.5, tibia length 129.0, ulna length 116.8

Estimated body mass: 7.15 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length