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Cheirogaleus  É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812
Taxonomic Serial No.: 572785

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Altililemur Elliot, 1913
    Cebugale Lesson, 1840
    Mioxocebus Lesson, 1840
    Myspithecus F. Cuvier, 1842
    Opolemur Gray, 1873
  Common Name(s): dwarf lemurs [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPrimates Linnaeus, 1758 – homem, macaco, primata, sagui, primates, primates  
                                  SuborderStrepsirrhini É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812  
                                     InfraorderLemuriformes Gray, 1821  
                                        SuperfamilyCheirogaleoidea Gray, 1873  
                                           FamilyCheirogaleidae Gray, 1873 – dwarf lemurs, mouse lemurs  
                                              GenusCheirogaleus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 – dwarf lemurs  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus andysabini Lei et al., 2015 – Montagne d'Ambre Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus crossleyi A. Grandidier, 1870 – Crossley's Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus grovesi McLain, Lei, Frasier, Taylor, Bailey, Roberts, Nash, Randriamanana, Mittermeier and Louis Jr., 2017 – Haute Matsiatra Dwarf Lemur, Andringitra Dwarf Lemur, Groves' Dwarf Lemur, Groves's Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus lavasoensis Thiele, Razafimahatratra and Hapke, 2013 – Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus major É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 – Greater Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus medius É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 – Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur, Lesser Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus minusculus Groves, 2000 – Small Iron-gray Dwarf Lemur, Lesser Iron-gray Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus shethi Frasier, Lei, McLain, Taylor, Bailey et al., 2016 – Sheth's Dwarf Lemur, Ankarana Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus sibreei (Forsyth Major, 1896) – Sibree's Dwarf Lemur 
                                                 Species Cheirogaleus thomasi (Forsyth Major, 1894) – Thomas' Dwarf Lemur, Thomas's Dwarf Lemur 

  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Cheirogaleus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mittermeier, Rusell A., Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates   
  Page(s): 951   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9788496553897   
  Reference for: Cheirogaleus, dwarf lemurs [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Cheirogaleus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Cheirogaleus   

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  Comment: Comments: Revised by Groves (2000a)  



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