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Monotypic taxon: Genus Lemur Linnaeus, 1758 - ring-tailed lemur (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Primates - (Family) Lemuridae

Current position

Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 117.

Alternative positions

Lemurinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Mivart, 1864 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 333.
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 44.

Original position

Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Lemurinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Mivart, 1864

Original entries

Lemur catta Linnaeus, 1758
Lemur tardigradus Linnaeus, 1758
Lemur volans Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 117.
Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: J.G. Fleagle, 1999: 578.
Lemurinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Mivart, 1864 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 333.
Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: C.P. Groves, 1993: 245.
Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 92.
Lemurinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Mivart, 1864 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1031.
Lemuridae (Family) Gray, 1821 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Lemurinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Mivart, 1864 Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 618.
Prosimiae (Order) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 454. [rough position]
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 26, 44.
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 18, 29. [new taxon]

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 1s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [1s]
2005 C.P. Groves [1s]
1993 C.P. Groves [1s]
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [1s]
1766 C. von Linné [5s]
1758 C. Linnaeus [3s]
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Last updated: 20 Dec 2019