Taxon profile


Perodicticus potto (P.L.S. Müller, 1766)

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

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Perodicticus potto edwardsi Bouvier, 1879 - Central Potto
subspecies Perodicticus potto ibeanus Thomas, 1910 - Eastern Potto
subspecies Perodicticus potto potto (Müller, 1766) - Western Potto

Perodicticus potto potto - Western Potto

subspecies Perodicticus potto stockleyi Butynski & Jong, 2007 - Mount Kenya Potto

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [91995408]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Perodicticus potto (P.L.S. Müller, 1766)]
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 Perodicticus potto Müller, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Perodicticus potto (Müller, 1766)]

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