genus Lemur


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Related to genus Lemur: Lemur catta, Lemuriformes
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Noun1.genus Lemur - type genus of the Lemuridae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Lemuridae, Lemuridae - typical lemurs; of Madagascar
Lemur catta, Madagascar cat, ring-tailed lemur - small lemur having its tail barred with black
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Tattersall and Jeffrey Schwartz of the University of Pittsburgh examines 77 skulls from the seven modern lemur species making up the genus Lemur. Each species has distinctive external features, Tattersall notes.