True Affinities of Propotto leakeyi Simpson 1967

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REVIEWING the Miocene Lorisidae of Kenya and Uganda, Simpson1 established the new monotypic genus Propotto, which he considered was the only member of the assemblage that could be placed with certainty in one of the two recognized lorisid sub-families. He states, “Propotto is doubtless a lorisine if the (sub-familial) distinction is valid for the Miocene”.

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    Simpson, G. G., Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 136, 39 (1967).

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WALKER, A. True Affinities of Propotto leakeyi Simpson 1967. Nature 223, 647–648 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223647a0

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