Definition of Suborder Lemuroidea
1. Noun. Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Primates, Primates
Member holonyms: Lemur, Family Lemuridae, Lemuridae, Family Lorisidae, Lorisidae, Family Indriidae, Indriidae
Specialized synonyms: Daubentoniidae, Family Daubentoniidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Lemuroidea
Literary usage of Suborder Lemuroidea
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1. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"suborder Lemuroidea. LEMURS The name Lemur, which Linnaeus gave to a genus of this suborder, signifies in Latin a spectre or ghost and was probably ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"Order PRIMATES. Suborder Anthropoidea. suborder Lemuroidea. H. —FERAL SERIES. Order FER^:. Suborder Fissipedia. J£% . EF" Suborder Pinnipedia. Order CETE. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"... At the same time I retained provisionally the genera with three and two superior premolars in the suborder Lemuroidea, although the foot ..."
4. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"suborder Lemuroidea. Lemurs, etc. Suborder Anthropoidea. Monkeys, Apes, Man. Having separated the mammals into subclasses, orders and suborders, ..."