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Galagoides demidovii poensis  (Thomas, 1904)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945079

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): Bioko Dwarf Galago [English]
  Valid Name: Galagoides demidoff poensis (Thomas, 1904)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  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: Galagoides demidovii poensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin P.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Primate Taxonomy   
  Page(s): viii+350   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-872-X   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Galagoides demidovii poensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jenkins, Paulina D.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Part IV: Suborder Strepsirrhini, including the subfossil Madagascan lemurs and Family Tarsiidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Primates in the British Museum (Natural History) and elsewhere in the British Isles   
  Page(s): x + 189   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0 565 01008 5   
  Reference for: Galagoides demidovii poensis   
  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: Galagoides demidovii poensis, Bioko Dwarf Galago [English]   
  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: Galagoides demidovii poensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: The specific epithet has caused considerable confusion. The name as it originally appeared [demidoff] is accompanied by a description and thus fulfills the criteria of availability. Subsequent workers cast doubt on the validity of the name, preferring to accept G. demidovii Fischer, 1808, or emending the spelling of the 1806 name. Schwartz (1931b) maintained that the name was not latinized, however, according to Article 31 of the ICZN, it must be treated as a noun in apposition to the generic name, and is therefore acceptable (Jenkins, 1987:98). Rylands (pers. comm. 26 June 2014) considered the matter and agreed to follow Jenkins (1987) and Groves (2001) in using the epithet as originally published, and treating the emendation as unjustified  



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