Groves, Colin; Shekelle, Myron
We revise the taxonomy of the primate family Tarsiidae. We classify extant tarsiers in 3 genera-Tarsius, Cephalopachus, and Carlito-each of which originated in the Miocene, or earlier, and each of which is allopatrically distributed within a distinct biogeographic region: Sulawesi, Sundaland, and Greater Mindanao, respectively. Within the genus Tarsius, formerly regarded as a single species, Tarsius spectrum, we recognize 8 allopatric and parapatric species, 9 if the inclusion of pumilus is...[Show more]
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