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Galago  É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1796
Taxonomic Serial No.: 572802

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chirosciurus Grevais, 1836
 
    Hemigalago Dahlbom, 1857
 
    Macropus Fischer, 1811
 
    Otolicnus Illiger, 1811
 
  Common Name(s): lesser galagos [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                     InfraorderLorisiformes Gregory, 1915  
                                        FamilyGalagidae Gray, 1825 – galagos, bushbabies  
                                           GenusGalago É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1796 – lesser galagos  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Galago gallarum Thomas, 1901 – Somali galago, Somali Bushbaby, Somali Lesser Galago 
                                              Species Galago matschiei Lorenz, 1917 – spectacled galago, Spectacled Lesser Galago, Dusky Bushbaby 
                                              Species Galago moholi A. Smith, 1836 – South African galago, Moholi Bushbaby, Southern Lesser Galago 
                                              Species Galago senegalensis É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1796 – Senegal galago, Northern Lesser Galago, Senegal Bushbaby 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Galago    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Galago   
       
  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: Galago   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Galago   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: McKenna and Bell (1997) included Otolemur as a synonym. Groves (2001c) accepted the following species groups: (1) C. senegalensis group (senagalensis, moholi, gallarum), (2) G. matschiei group (monotypic), (3) G. alleni group (alleni, cameronensis, gabonensis), (4) G. zanzibaricus group (zanzibaricus, granti, nyasae), (5) G. orinus group (orinus, rondoensis), and (6) G. demidoff group (demidoff, thomasi). DelPero et al. (2000) suggested that the G. alleni group should be reallocated to Otol...  
 

 

   

 
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