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SPECIES Otolemur garnettii

Author:Ogilby, 1838.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1838: 6.
Common Name:Northern Greater Galago
Type Locality:Zanzibar (designated by Thomas, 1917b:48).
Distribution:S Somalia to SE Tanzania (including Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Isls) and perhaps N Mozambique.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Olson (1979, in litt.[Unpubl. Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. London]) was the first to treat garnettii as a distinct species. It is partly sympatric with both O. crassicaudatus and O. monteiri.
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SUBSPECIES garnettii

SUBSPECIES lasiotis

SUBSPECIES kikuyuensis

SUBSPECIES panganiensis

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