Preliminary identification key for lorises and
Data for some
are still insufficient, based on only few specimens, and it is not
whether all museum specimens have been correctly labelled.
between species are limited and measurements or characteristics
overlap those of similar taxa, so at present it is not yet
present an identification key which allows safe determination of
According to Osman Hill and Phillips (1932) in Loris for
there is such a variation of colour and markings within
only the average colouration of several specimens of a population
with other differences may serve to distinguish them from other
In addition, verification of taxonomy is still necessary.
|Lorises and pottos: species, subspecies,
Preliminary draft; H. Schulze, B. Meier,
amendment: 23 July 2001