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Galagidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Galagidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.700.277
Unique ID
D000080623
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080623
Scope Note
A family of Primates of the suborder Strepsirhini containing six genera. The family is widely distributed in Africa near Subsaharan region. The six genera are: Euoticus (needle-clawed galagos), GALAGO (bush babies), Galagoides (dwarf galagos), Otolemur (greater galagos), Paragalago and Sciurocheirus (squirrel galagos). All are primarily arboreal and nocturnal.
Entry Term(s)
Euoticus
Galagoides
Greater Galagos
Lesser Galagos
Needle-Clawed Galagos
Otolemur
Paragalago
Sciurocheirus
Squirrel Galagos
Related Numbers
txid2604441
txid261735
txid30610
txid89671
Previous Indexing
Lorisidae (1985-2019)
Primates (1965-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020;for EUOTICUS see under GALAGOS 1981-2019
History Note
2020;for EUOTICUS use under GALAGOS 1981-2019
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Galagidae Preferred
Euoticus Narrower
Galagoides Narrower
Otolemur Narrower
Paragalago Narrower
Sciurocheirus Narrower
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