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Definition of the noun Allocebus
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Allocebus is a genus of Cheirogaleidae, described by Petter-Rousseaux & Petter in 1967.
- synonym: genus Allocebus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Primates
- family: Cheirogaleidae
- species Allocebus trichotis
Allocebus is a genus of Cheirogaleidae.
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Mammals of Madagascar (2007)
A Complete Guide by Nick Garbutt
Allocebus is a swift and adept predator. May move its ears when searching for insect prey (L l 02). Dentition and nails suggest gum eating is important. Also has very long tongue presumably for nectar feeding. Little known about vocalisations.
by Ronald M. Nowak
Allocebus is a monotypic genus represented by the tiny hairy-eared dwarf lemur ( Allocebus trichotis), once believed to be extinct but rediscovered in 1989 in the rainforests of northeast Madagascar (Meier and Albignac 1991). The genus Mirza ...
Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks
Allocebus,the hairyeared dwarf lemur, and Phaner, the fork marked lemur, formagroup characterized by thepresence ofenlarged, caniniform anterior premolars; long, slender tooth combs; and strongly keeled nails.While Phaner, which weighs ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Allocebus (the very rare hairyeared mouse lemur), and Phaner (forkcrowned lemur).
An Encyclopedia of Animals (2011)
by Betsy Howie
HAIRY-EARED DWARF LEMUR Allocebus trichotis STATUS: VANISHING This cute little primate is so rare that it was actually considered extinct at one point. It hadn't been seen for almost100 years, but was “rediscovered” in 1966.
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
and hairy-eared dwarf lemur (Allocebus trichotis). The brown-tailed mongoose (Salanoia concolor) is a rare carnivore. Of the 102 bird species, 60 percent are endemic, including the locally endemic Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei).
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