Strepsirhini

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Related to Strepsirrhini: Platyrrhini, Lemuriformes
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Noun1.Strepsirhini - in some classifications either coextensive with the Lemuroidea or comprising the true lemurs
animal order - the order of animals
order Primates, Primates - an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
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Lemurs, along with lorises, belong to the Strepsirrhini branch and are also known as "wet-nosed" primates.
Now, Drea has turned her attention to the Strepsirrhini suborder of primates, which includes lemurs and their relatives.