Last modified on 16 July 2013, at 20:46

Prosimians

DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisMammalia • OrdoPrimates


Prosimians represent ancestral forms of monkeys, apes and humans. They are the only primates native to Madagascar, and are also found in Southeast Asia. With the exception of the tarsiers, all of the prosimians are in the suborder Strepsirrhini.

Prosimians

Infraorder LemuriformesEdit

Cheirogaleidae: Dwarf LemursEdit

Lemuridae: (True) LemursEdit

Lepilemuridae: Sportive LemursEdit

Indridae: Woolly LemursEdit


Infraorder ChiromyiformesEdit

Daubentoniidae: Aye-ayesEdit

Infraorder LorisiformesEdit

Lorisidae: Lorises & PottosEdit

Galagonidae: Galagos (Bushbabies)Edit

Infraorder TarsiiformesEdit

Tarsiidae: TarsiersEdit