The primate infraorder Lorisiformes is composed of two families: Lorisidae (lorises, pottos, and angwantibos) and Galagidae (galagos i.e. bushbabies). The taxonomic division between the Lorisiformes and Lemuriformes (lemurs) has been questioned in the past, though more recent morphological and molecular studies uphold the separate monophyly of these two groups (Perelman et al., 2011; Roos et al., 2004; Stanger-Hall, 1997). Lorisids are nocturnal primates found throughout Africa and Asia. Lorisiformes are one infraorder contained within the suborder Strepsirrhini.
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