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Tables 2 b:  Some synonyms, order to family
1, 2, ... : source, author quoted.
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Presently valid taxonomic names (details and sources: see below, synonym table)
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Order
Suborder
Infraorder
Family
Subfamily
Genus
Primates
Prosimii / Strepsirrhini
(Strepsirrhini correctly written with "rr")
Lorisiformes (lorises, pottos, galagos)
(Loriformes: invalid name * )
Lorisidae (lorises, pottos)
(Loridae: invalid name *). 
Lorisinae (Asian lorises)
(Lorinae: invalid name *)
Loris
Nycticebus
Perodicticinae (African pottos) 
Perodicticus
Arctocebus
Pseudopotto (proposed)
Galagidae (galagos)
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* As a general rule, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature decided that the stem from Loris should be Loris-, not Lor-. So names such as Loriformes, Loridae, Lorinae are rejected and are replaced by names such as Lorisiformes, Lorisidae, Lorisinae)  222, C. Groves. pers. comm (2004).
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Some synonyms, order to family, arranged in temporal order
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Primates
Prosimians
 
Lorises, pottos and galagos
Lorises, pottos only
Galagos
Source(s)
Order Primates
Suborder Prosimii
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Infraorder Lorisiformes
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Simpson, 1945 (quoted by Groves, 197739). 
Order Primates
Grade Strepsirhini
 -
Suborder Lorisoidea
Family Lorisidae
Family Galagidae
Osman Hill, 1953.  .
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Suborder Lemuroidea
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Family Lorisidae
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Romer, 1967 (quoted by Groves, 1977 39)
Ordnung Primates (Herrentiere)
Unterordnung Prosimiae (Halbaffen)
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Teilordnung Lorisiformes (Loriartige)
Familie Lorisidae (Loris)
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Kolar, 1967 40 (Language: German). 
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Infraorder Lemuriformes
Superfamily: Loroidea 
Loridae
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Groves, 1974 (quoted by Jenkins, 1987 2)
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Family Lorisidae
Lorisinae ("traditionally” for slow climbing Lorisidae)
Galaginae
Groves, 1977 39
Order Primates
Suborder Strepsirhini
Superfamily Lorisoidea: including the family Cheirogaleidae (provisional proposal)
 
Family Lorisidae
Lorisinae
Galaginae
Hoffstetter 1974 49  (quoted by Petter, Petter-Rousseaux, 1979; partly based on Szalay, Katz 1973) 
Order Primates
Suborder Strepsirhini E. Geoffroy 1812 (= Lemuroidea Mivart 1864)
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Family Lorisidae
Subfamily Lorisinae
Subfamily Galaginae
Petter, Petter-Rousseaux, 1979 48
Order Primates
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Infraorder Lemuriformes
Superfamily: Loroidea (including family Cheirogaleidae)
Family: Loridae
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Szalay, Delson 1979  (quoted by Jenkins, 1987 2).
Order Primates
Suborder Strepsirrhini E. Geoffroy 1812 (correctly written with "rr")
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Family: Loridae Gray 1821 (older name rediscovered)
Family Galagonidae Gray 1825 (older name rediscovered)
Jenkins, 1987 2
Order Primates
Suborder Prosimii / Strepsirrhini
Infraorder Lemuriformes
Superfamily Loroidea
Family: Loridae (lorids) (referring to Jenkins, 1987)
Family Galagonidae 
Groves, 1993 4 (in Wilson, Reeder: taxonomic reference); 
Rowe 1996 33 (primarily based on Groves, 1993 44 ).
Order Primates
Suborder Prosimii / Strepsirhini
Infraorder Lorisiformes (family Cheirogaleidae not included)
Family Lorisidae
Subfamily: Loridae (lorids)
Subfamily Galagonidae
Rasmussen, Nekaris, 1998 56
Order Primates
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Proposal to suppress the name Loridae and to conserve the more familiar older family name: Lorisidae Gray, 1821 
Proposal to suppress the name Galagonidae and to conserve the more familiar older family name: Galagidae Gray 1825
Schwartz and Beutel 1995 5
Schwartz et al., 1998 61
Nekaris, pers. comm66
ICZN and other publications, 1994-1996 37; 220; 221
Order Primates
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Family Loridae Gray, 1821;
Subfamily Lorinae Gray, 1821 (Asian lorises); 
Subfamily Perodicticinae Gray, 1870 (African pottos)
Family Galagonidae Gray, 1825
Groves 2001 233.
Order Primates
 
 
The former superfamily Loroidea: would today be Lorisoidea, but superfamily distinction is no longer necessary since, after listing Cheirogaleids under Lemuriformes again there is no other superfamily
Family Lorisidae Gray, 1821 (type genus Loris E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1796) placed on the official list of family group names. 
(Loridae: name placed on the official index of rejected and invalid family-group names in zoology)
Subfamily Lorisinae
(Lorinae: invalid)
Name: Galagidae Gray 1825 (type genus Galago E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1796) placed on the official list of family group name (Galagonidae: name placed on the official index of rejected and invalid family-group names in zoology)
International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 2002 222, Groves, pers. comm, 2002, 2004 28; A. Nekaris, pers. comm., 2004.

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