Taxon profile


Red Slender Loris
Loris tardigradus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Lorisidae - lorises »  genus Loris

Other names

= Slender Loris

Endangered EN


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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Loris tardigradus nycticeboides Hill, 1942 - Horton Plains Slender Loris
subspecies Loris tardigradus parvus Gamage, Groves, Marikar, Turner, Padmalal & Kotagama, 2017 - Northwestern red slender loris
subspecies Loris tardigradus tardigradus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Dry Zone Slender Loris

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [12375]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Loris tardigradus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Loris tardigradus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Loris tardigradus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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