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Family Cheirogaleidae Gray 1873 (lemur)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 40781

Alternative spelling: Cheirogaleinae

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

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

Subtaxa: Cheirogaleus, Microcebus, Mirza, Phaner

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Type: Cheirogaleus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore