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Galago demidoff  G. Fischer, 1806
Taxonomic Serial No.: 944496

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Prince Demidoff's Bushbaby [English]
  Valid Name: Galagoides demidoff (G. Fischer, 1806)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin P.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Primate Taxonomy   
  Page(s): viii+350   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-872-X   
  Reference for: Galago demidoff, Prince Demidoff's Bushbaby [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jenkins, Paulina D.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Part IV: Suborder Strepsirrhini, including the subfossil Madagascan lemurs and Family Tarsiidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Primates in the British Museum (Natural History) and elsewhere in the British Isles   
  Page(s): x + 189   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0 565 01008 5   
  Reference for: Galago demidoff   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Galago demidoff, Prince Demidoff's Bushbaby [English]   

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  Comment: Comments: G. demidoff species group. Bearder et al. (1995) placed this group in genus Galagoides, but Groves (2001c) and Delpero et al. (2000) considered this premature, as it is unclear how species should be assorted between Galagoides and Galago. Nash et al. (1989) recognized G. thomasi Elliot, 1907, as a full species, partially sympatric with demidoff; followed by Groves (2001c), who considered that a number of other species would eventually be recognized in addition. For use of demidoff in place ...  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    The specific epithet has caused considerable confusion. The name as it originally appeared [demidoff] is accompanied by a description and thus fulfills the criteria of availability. Subsequent workers cast doubt on the validity of the name, preferring to accept G. demidovii Fischer, 1808, or emending the spelling of the 1806 name. Schwartz (1931b) maintained that the name was not latinized, however, according to Article 31 of the ICZN, it must be treated as a noun in apposition to the generic name, and is therefore acceptable (Jenkins, 1987:98). Rylands (pers. comm. 26 June 2014) considered the matter and agreed to follow Jenkins (1987) and Groves (2001) in using the epithet as originally published, and treating the emendation as unjustified  



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