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New species of Slow lori

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by vogelcommando, 14 Dec 2014.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for sharing VC. Is this the first major change to primate taxonomy since Handbook of the Mammals of the World 3 came out?

    They actually named three new species, N. kayan being a newly discovered lineage:

     
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    The split is actually discussed in HMW3, if I recall rightly.
     
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    But not included in that volume?
     
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    I think it is included, actually. As I do not own a copy, having only read a library copy, I cannot check. It certainly does include a comprehensive split of Perodicticus potto though.