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Aye-aye
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CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Superfaimily: Lemuroidea
Faimily: Daubentoniidae
Gray, 1863
Genus: Daubentonia
É. Geoffroy, 1795
Species: D. madagascariensis
Binomial name
Daubentonia madagascariensis
Gmelin, 1788
Species
Daubentonia madagascariensis range map.svg
Distribution of
Daubentonia madagascariensis[1]
Synonyms

Family:

  • Cheiromyidae I. Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1851
  • Chiromyidae Bonaparte, 1850

Genus:

  • Aye-aye Lacépède, 1799
  • Cheiromys G. Cuvier, 1817
  • Cheyromys É. Geoffroy, 1803
  • Chiromys Illiger, 1811
  • Myslemur Anon. [?de Blainville], 1846
  • Myspithecus de Blainville, 1839
  • Psilodactylus Oken, 1816
  • Scolecophagus É. Geoffroy, 1795

Species:

  • daubentonii Shaw, 1800
  • laniger G. Grandidier, 1930
  • psilodactylus Schreber, 1800

The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a lemur, a strepsirrhine primate native tae Madagascar that combines rodent-lik teeth that perpetually grow[3] an a special thin middle finger.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Andriaholinirina, N. et al. (2012). "Daubentonia madagascariensis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 12 Juin 2014. 
  2. "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 Mairch 2015. 
  3. Petter, J; Albignac, R; Rumpler, Y (1977). "Primates Prosimiens". ORSTOM.