Afrotarsius

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Tarsiiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorhini
Infraordo: Tarsiiformes

Familia: †Afrotarsiidae
Genus: Afrotarsius
Species (2): A. chatrathi – A. libycus

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ReferencesEdit

  • Jaeger, J.-J. et al. 2010: Late middle Eocene epoch of Libya yields earliest known radiation of African anthropoids. Nature, 467: 1095–1098. DOI: 10.1038/nature09425
  • Simons, E.L.; Bown, T.M. 1985: Afrotarsius chatrathi, first tarsiiform primate (?Tarsiidae) from Africa. Nature, 313: 475–477. DOI: 10.1038/313475a0

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