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Noun1.Lorisidae - slow-moving omnivorous nocturnal primates of tropical Asia; usually tailless
mammal family - a family of mammals
Lemuroidea, suborder Lemuroidea - Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii
genus Loris - type genus of the Lorisidae
genus Nycticebus, Nycticebus - a genus of Lorisidae
genus Perodicticus, Perodicticus - a genus of Lorisidae
Arctocebus, genus Arctocebus - a genus of Lorisidae
genus Galago - bush babies
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The Slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) and the Pygma Slow Loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus), two distinct species of Nycticebus, one genus of Lorisidae, belong to the Strepsirrhini, an ancient group of primates.
(1969): New evidence from Uganda regarding the dentition of Miocene Lorisidae. The Uganda Journal 33, 90-91.
They are sometimes included as a subfamily within the Lorisidae or Loridae.