Cheirogaleus thomasi

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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 thomasi

Name[edit]

Holotype: BMNH 91.11.30.3, adult ♀, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Fort Dauphin”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Opolemur thomasi Forsyth Major, 1894: 20 [original combination]
  • Altililemur thomasi: Elliot, 1913: 113 [name combination]
  • Cheirogaleus thomasi Lei et al. 2014: 28 [name combination and resurrect to species status, previously synonymised within Cheirogaleus medius by Schwarz (1931: 405)]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Thomas’ Dwarf Lemur