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Nycticebus menagensis  Lydekker, 1893
Taxonomic Serial No.: 944109

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Nycticebus coucang menagensis Lydekker, 1893
  Common Name(s): Philippine Slow Loris [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                     InfraorderLorisiformes Gregory, 1915  
                                        FamilyLorisidae Gray, 1821  
                                           SubfamilyLorisinae Gray, 1821  
                                              GenusNycticebus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 – slow lorises  
                                                 SpeciesNycticebus menagensis Lydekker, 1893 – Philippine Slow Loris  

  Expert: Anthony B. Rylands  
  Notes: Deputy Chair, IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Office of the Executive Vice Chair, Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA   
  Reference for: Nycticebus menagensis    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lyon, Marcus Ward, Jr.  
  Publication Date: 1909   
  Article/Chapter Title: The authority for the name Nycticebus menagensis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 22   
  Page(s): 89   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online:   
  Reference for: Nycticebus menagensis   
  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: Nycticebus menagensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: The authority for Nycticebus menangensis has often been cited as Trouessart, 1897 [including in Mittermeier, Rylands and Wilson, 2013] but the correct author citation is Lydekker, 1893 (Lyons, 1909)  



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