A Summary of Adapiform Systematics and Phylogeny

  title={A Summary of Adapiform Systematics and Phylogeny},
  author={Marc Godinot},
  journal={Folia Primatologica},
  pages={218 - 249}
  • M. Godinot
  • Published 1 April 1998
  • Biology
  • Folia Primatologica
The systematics of all adapiforms is reviewed at the generic and specific levels. A new classification is proposed for the 30 genera of adapiforms, containing three families: Notharctidae, Adapidae and Sivaladapidae; and one subfamily of uncertain affinities, the new Pronycticebinae. A stratophenetic schema summarizing the distribution and phylogenetic relationships of all European adapiforms, Cercamoniinae, Notharctinae and Adapidae, is given. The particular characters of the skull of… 

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