Cheirogaleus major

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Cheirogaleus major

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Lemuroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Strepsirrhini
Infraordo: Lemuriformes
Superfamilia: Lemuroidea

Familia: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Cheirogaleus
Species: Cheirogaleus major

Name[edit]

Cheirogaleus major É. Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, 1812: 172

Neotype: MNHN 148, mounted skin and skull. [designated by Groves (2000: 957)]

Type locality: not assigned; probably either Toamasina (formerly Tamatave) or between there and Antananarivo (Goodman in litt.).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Lemur commersonii Wolf, 1822 [renaming of Cheirogaleus major É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire]
  • Cheirogaleus milii É. Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, 1828: 24

Holotype: MNHN 148, mounted skin and skull.

Type locality: not assigned.

  • Cheirogaleus typicus Smith, 1833: 50

Holotype: BMNH 37.9.26.77.

Type locality: “Madagascar.”

  • Mioxicebus griseus Lesson, 1840 [renaming of Cheirogaleus major É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire]
  • Cheirogaleus ravus Groves, 2000: 960 [synonymised by Groeneveld et al. (2009: 16)]

Holotype: BMNH 88.2.18.3, young adult indet., skin and skull.

Type locality: “Tamatave [=Toamasina] (about 18ºS, 14ºE),” Madagascar

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Großer Katzenmaki (Großer Fettschwanzmaki)
English: Greater Dwarf Lemur
español: Lemur enano mayor
italiano: Chirogaleo bruno (Chirogaleo maggiore)
Nederlands: Grote katmaki
中文: 大鼠狐猴