Lorisidae D008142

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Description

A family of Primates of the suborder Strepsirhini containing four genera. The family is distributed in parts of Africa and Southeast Asian. The four genera are: Arctocebus (angwantibos) and Perodicticus (pottos) in the subfamily Perodicticinae and Loris (slender lorises) and Nycticebus (slow lorises) in the subfamily Lorisinae. All are arboreal and nocturnal. Genus GALAGO is now classified in the family GALAGIDAE.   MeSH

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