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Galagoides demidoff poensis  (Thomas, 1904)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945742

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Galago poensis Thomas, 1904
    Galagoides demidovii poensis (Thomas, 1904)
  Common Name(s): Bioko Dwarf Galago [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                        FamilyGalagidae Gray, 1825 – galagos, bushbabies  
                                           GenusGalagoides A. Smith, 1833 – dwarf galagos  
                                              SpeciesGalagoides demidoff (G. Fischer, 1806) – Demidoff's Dwarf Galago, Prince Demidoff's Bushbaby  
                                                 SubspeciesGalagoides demidoff poensis (Thomas, 1904) – Bioko Dwarf Galago  

  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 demidoff 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 demidoff 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 demidoff 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 demidoff poensis, Bioko Dwarf Galago [English]   

 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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