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Galago demidovii  G. Fischer, 1808
Taxonomic Serial No.: 944497

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Galagoides demidoff (G. Fischer, 1806)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unjustified emendation   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin P.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
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  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   
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  Reference for: Galago demidovii   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Galago demidovii   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  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   
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  Reference for: Galago demidovii   
       

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  Comment: 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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