Lab Tutorial 2 - Primate Classification Primates...

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Primate Classification Primates Strepsirrhini Chiromyiformes Aye-Aye Lemuriformes Cheriogaleoidea Megalapidae Indridae Lemuridae Loriformes Loridae Galagonidae Simiiformes Haplorrhini Tarsiiformes Tarsidae N. and S. American forms (Platyrrhini) Ceboidae African and Eurasian forms (Catarrhini) Cercopithecoidea African and Eurasian Forms (Catarrhini) Hominidae Includes: Squirrel Monkeys, Night Monkeys, Spider Monkeys, Marmosets, and Tamarins Includes: Cheek Pouch and Leaf-eating Monkeys. Includes: Gibbons, Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Humans, and Orangutans Strepsirrhines : 3 Sub-Groups : 1) Lemurs : Lives in Madagascar, 2133 dentition , have a toothcomb and grooming claw , monogamous , clinger leapers , the larger lemurs are diurnal , and the smaller lemurs are nocturnal . 2) Galagos : Central forested areas of Africa, 2123 dentition , specialized lower limbs, for clinger leaper abilities, Nocturnal. 3)Lorises: Lives in Asia/ Africa, 2123 dentition , slow climbers , most widespread of lemurs. Haplorrhini: 2 Infraorders: 1) Tarsiiformes : Made up of tarsiers; elongated tarsal bones , can make leaps greater than
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