Prosimians: From Obscurity to Extinction?

  • Robert D. Martin


This concluding presentation provides a general background for selected issues raised by other contributions to the symposium Creatures of the Dark rather than a general synthesis. Four interconnected issues are raised: (1) phylogenetic relationships of modern prosimians; (2) evolution of Malagasy lemurs; (3) speciation in lemurs; (4) lemur conservation


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert D. Martin
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  1. 1.Anthropologisches Institut und MuseumUniversität Zürich-IrchelZürichSwitzerland

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