Molecular biology and systematics of an extinct Lemur:Pachylemur insignis

Abstract

The systematic position of the extinctPachylemur insignis has been controversial: some authors consideredPachylemur as a lemur, whereas others viewed it closer toVarecia. Its classification in the genusLemur orVarecia thus remained an open question. DNA extraction from subfossil bones, using a non-destructive method, allowed us to obtain enough material to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02381961

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