Prosimians

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisMammalia • OrdoPrimates


Prosimians represent ancestral forms of monkeys, apes and humans. They are the only primates native to Madagascar, and are also found in Southeast Asia. With the exception of the tarsiers, all of the prosimians are in the suborder Strepsirrhini.

Prosimians

Infraorder Lemuriformes[edit]

Cheirogaleidae: Dwarf Lemurs[edit]

Lemuridae: (True) Lemurs[edit]

Lepilemuridae: Sportive Lemurs[edit]

Indridae: Woolly Lemurs[edit]


Infraorder Chiromyiformes[edit]

Daubentoniidae: Aye-ayes[edit]

Infraorder Lorisiformes[edit]

Lorisidae: Lorises & Pottos[edit]

Galagonidae: Galagos (Bushbabies)[edit]

Infraorder Tarsiiformes[edit]

Tarsiidae: Tarsiers[edit]