Lemuridous vs Lemuroid - What's the difference?

lemuridous | lemuroid | Synonyms |

Lemuridous is a synonym of lemuroid.


As adjectives the difference between lemuridous and lemuroid

is that lemuridous is lemuroid while lemuroid is of or relating to the primate superfamily lemuroidea (lemurs).

As a noun lemuroid is

a member of the lemuroidea superfamily of strepsirrhine primates, including lemurs.

lemuridous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • lemuroid
  • lemuroid

    English

    (wikipedia lemuroid) (lemuroidea) (Lemuroidea)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to the primate superfamily Lemuroidea (lemurs)
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2006 , author=Kenneth David Rose , title=The Beginning of the Age of Mammals citation , isbn=9780801884726 , page=186 , passage=A few recent discoveries, however, expand the temporal range of both lemuroid and lorisoid primates back to the early Tertiary.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1999 , author=Ian D. Hume , title=Marsupial nutrition citation , isbn=9780521595551 , page=195 , passage=The lemuroid dentition is also closely similar to that of the greater glider in having a greater number of cutting edges on the upper molars compared with the common ringtail.}}
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  • , year=1980 , author=William Diller Matthew, , editor=Stephen J. Gould , title=Outline and general principles of the history of life , chapter=Lemurs Monkeys Apes and Man citation , isbn=9780405127199 , page=222 , passage=1. In the Paleocene we find remains of small animals intermediate between the tree-shrews and the lemurs, and at the end of the Paleocene the first true Primates, small lemuroid forms.}}

    Synonyms

    * lemuridous * lemurine

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of the Lemuroidea superfamily of strepsirrhine primates, including lemurs
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1832 , author=Zoological society of London , title=Proceedings of the Zoological society of London (1832) , chapter=Mr. St. George Mivart On Microrhynchus. citation , page=155 , passage=In M. laniger the canine and most anterior premolar are more equal than in any other Lermuroid , or indeed than in any other Primate except Man.}}
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  • , year=1977 , author=Philip Hershkovitz , title=Living New World monkeys (Platyrrhini) - with an introduction to Primates , volume=1 , chapter=4 Some Descriptive, Diagnostic, Quasi-diagnostic, and Primitive Mammalian Characters of Living Primates , section=Mammae citation , isbn=9780226327884 , page=18 , passage=Supernumary or vestigal mammae may occur anywhere along the mammary line extinding from axilla to groin. Among lemuroids , however (cf. Shultz 1948), usually one but frequently up to three well-developed mammary pairs are pectoral (including axial), one pair abdominal and one or two pairs inguinal.}}
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  • , year=1987 , author=Russell L. Ciochon, John G. Fleagle , title=Primate evolution and human origins , chapter=10 Notes on the Cranial Anatomy of the Subfossil Malagasy Lemurs citation , isbn=9780202011752 , page=72 , passage=At a meeting of the Royal Society held on June 15, 1893, C.I. Forsyth Major descirbed the skull of an extinct Malagasy primate, the first to come to scientific attention (Major, 1894). Since that time, the subfossil remains of some six genera and 12 species of extinct lemuroids have been recovered in Madagascar, many of them represented by quite abundant material.}}
  • An animal that has the appearance or characteristics of a lemur
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