lemuroidea definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A suborder of primates, such as the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species.
  • others:
    • The lemuroids, prosimians, or lemurs at-large, a suborder of Primates, distinguished from Anthropoidea; the strepsirrhine quadrumanous animals.
    • A superfamily of Prosimi√¶, containing the households Lemurid√¶ and Tarsiid√¶, together contrasted using the Daubentonioidea.
  • noun:
    • Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; utilized in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in other people considered a subdivision of Prosimii

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