Daubentonia

noun Dau·ben·to·nia \ˌdōbən‧ˈtōnēə\

Definition of Daubentonia

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae) of lemuriform primates comprising solely the aye-aye of Madagascar

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Origin and Etymology of daubentonia

New Latin, from Louis J. M. Daubenton †1800 French naturalist + New Latin -ia


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