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Lorisidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lorisidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.700.572
Unique ID
D008142
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008142
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Angwantibos
Arctocebus
Genus Loris
Loris Genus
Loris, Slow
Lorisinae
Nycticebus
Perodicticinae
Perodicticus
Perodicticus potto
Pottos
Slender Lorises
Slow Lorises
Registry Number
txid9461
Related Numbers
txid261738
txid9467
txid9469
txid9471
txid9472
Previous Indexing
Prosimii (1975-1980)
Public MeSH Note
81; NYCTICEBUS was NYCETIBUS 1981-92
History Note
81; NYCTICEBUS was NYCETIBUS 1981-92
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/07
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Lorisidae Preferred
Arctocebus Narrower
Loris Genus Narrower
Perodicticus Narrower
Perodicticus potto Narrower
Nycticebus Narrower
Perodicticinae Narrower
Lorisinae Narrower
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