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Table 1 Subfossil samples examined.

From: DNA from extinct giant lemurs links archaeolemurids to extant indriids

Species Sample DNA length (Nb. of overlapping fragments) Location Collection Reference Description
   Cyt b 12S rRNA    
Archaeolemur sp. CH70 - - Antsingiavo-A, Narinda CNRS UP2147 ref. ATA 2'01 Iliac
  CH71 - - Antsingiavo-A, Narinda CNRS UP2147 ref. ATA 2'01 Iliac
  CH125 - - Madagascar MNHN2 no ref. Right Femur
Archaeolemur edwardsi CH126 190 (2) - Ménagerie MNHN2 ref. 1931–6 Left Canine sup.
Archaeolemur majori CH127 - - Madagascar MNHN2 ref. MAD57-1906-16 2nd left Molar inf.
  CH145 - - Mitoho, Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1938–537 Maxilla
  CH146 335 (4) 222 (2) Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1935–419 Molar
  CH191 - - Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1935–420 Tooth
  CH210 269 (3) - unknown MNHN1 ref. 1936–200 Tooth inf.
Hadropithecus stenognathus CH421 94 (1) - Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1935–408 Tooth
Megaladapis edwardsi CH147 190 (2) - Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1937–44 Bone
  CH190 - - Madagascar MNHN1 ref. 1937–44 Molar
  1. MNHN1 = Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Bâtiment d'Anatomie Comparée, CP 55 – 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris.
  2. MNHN2 = Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Dpt. Histoire de la Terre, USM203/UMR5443 Paléobiodiversité, 8 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris.
  3. CNRS UP2147 = Dynamique de l'Évolution Humaine: Individus, Populations, Espèces, 44 rue de l'Amiral Mouchez, 75014 Paris
  4. Column 'Ancient DNA' summarizes the samples that gave authentic ancient DNA fragments.