Definition of Perodicticus potto
1. Noun. A kind of lemur.
Generic synonyms: Lemur
Group relationships: Genus Perodicticus, Perodicticus
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Literary usage of Perodicticus potto
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1. Reports on Zoology for 1843, 1844 by Andreas Johann Wagner, Franz Hermann Troschel, Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson, Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1847)
"2 is the figure of perodicticus potto, and on tab. 3 that of Licha- notus Avahi. The internal structure of the Loris has been illustrated by a comprehensive ..."
2. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"Ann. Mva. xvii. p. 114; xix. p. 115. Hob. Sierra Leone, West Africa. Skull and skeleton in British Museum. Fig. 18. Xj perodicticus potto. (Huxley.) 15. ..."
3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"In a tree overhead is the potto (perodicticus potto), one of the curious forms of lemur confined to West Africa. On the left is the remarkable Pota- mogale ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"A small brownish- gray West African lemur (perodicticus potto) of the loris group, remarkable for having a distinct though rudimentary tail and distinct ..."
5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1885)
"In the curious West African potto (perodicticus potto), the relations of the muscle and ligament are very intimate, and nearly resemble those of the gibbon. ..."