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Mesopropithecus dolichobrachion Simons et al., 1995

Sloth lemur

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c.600 AD

 

Distribution

Madagascar

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Simons, E.L.; Godfrey, L.R.; Jungers, W.L.; Chatrath, P.S.; Ravaoarisoa, J. (1995). A new species of Mesopropithecus (Primates, Palaeopropithecidae) from Northern Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology 15(5): 653-682.

 

Other references:

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6548/mesopropithecus-dolichobrachion-sloth-lemur

 

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