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Which families make up Superfamily Lemuroidea?
Cheirogaleidae
Lemuridae
Indriidae
Where do you find the Mouse Lemur?
Madagascar
When are Mouse Lemurs Active?
night
What is their dental formula?
2.1.3.3
What type of locomotion do they use?
they are Arboreal climbers, runners and leapers
What is the Mouse Lemurs IM index?
70-85
Are their thumbs opposable?
they are pseudo- opposable
Do they have claws?
on P2
what is microcebus diet preference?
insects
who make up family lemuridae?
genus lemur and varecia
what is the common name of genus lemur?
common lemur
what is the common name of genus varecia?
ruffed lemurs
when are these two primates active?
day
where are genus lemur and varecia found?
madagascar
what is their dental formula?
2.1.3.3
what type of locomotion do they use?
they are vertical clingers and leapers
what is their im index
55-70
what kind of thumbs do all promimians have?
pseudo-opposable
where do all prosimians have claws?
On P2
what is genus varecias diet preference?
frugivorous-> primaraly fruits
what is genus lemur diet preference?
omnivorous: flowers leaves and insects
when are Indri active?
day
what is their dental formula?
2.1.2.3 / 2.0.2.3
what is their form of locomotion?
Vertical clingers and leapers
what is their IM index?
55-70
What is their diet preferece?
folivorous: leaves
what families make up superfamily lorisoidea?
galagidae
lorisidae
what genus is included in superfamily galagidae?
galago: bush baby
where are bush babies found?
africa
when are they active?
night
what is their dental formula?
2.1.3.3
what type of locomotion do they prefer?
vertical clingers and leapers
IM 55-70
what are their diet prefereces?
omnivorous: sme gums; fruits; insects
what genus make up family lorisidae?
perodicticus: potto
nycticebus: slow loris
where is genus perodicticus found?
africa
where is genus nycticebus found?
SE asia
when are pottos (perodicticus) and slow loris (nycticebus) active?
night
what is the prosimian usual dental formula?
2.1.3.3
what type of locomotion do perodicticus (pottos) and nycticebus (slow loris) prefer?
slow climbers
what is their IM index?
90
What is teir diet preference?
omnivorous
where do you find Tarsiers?
SE Asia
When are they active?
night
What is their preferred type of locomotion?
Vertical clingers and leapers
IM 55-70
What are their diet preferences?
carnivorous
What is their dental formula?
2.1.3.3 or 1.1.3.3
Are their thumbs like the rest of the prosimians (pseudo-opposable)?
no their thumbs are non opposable
Where do they have claws?
P2 and P3
Which are the only genus that differ in the general prosimian dental formula?
indri and tarsius