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Table 6 Comparison of node ages generated by Kistler et al. [1] and 10kTrees, showing node ages used in our expanded phylogeny

From: Mid-Cenozoic climate change, extinction, and faunal turnover in Madagascar, and their bearing on the evolution of lemurs

Node (Last common ancestor of …) Kistler et al. [1] 10kTrees Used
Chiromyiformes and Lemuriformes (including extinct taxa) 50 Ma (42–57) 51.1 50
Lemuriformes (including extinct taxa) 31 Ma (27–35) 33.3 31
aArchaeolemurid-indriid-apalaeopropithecid-lepilemurid-cheirogaleid clade 29 Ma (25–33) 29
Lepilemurid-cheirogaleid clade (including Phaner)b 25 Ma (21–30) 28.5 28.5
aMegaladapid-lemurid clade 27 Ma (23–32) 27
Phaner-lepilemurid clade 25.7 25.7
aArchaeolemurid-indriid-apalaeopropithecid clade 24 Ma (20–28) 24
Cheirogaleids (except Phaner) 22.6 22.6
Indriid-apalaeopropithecid clade 21 Ma (17–24) 21
Lemuridae (including extinct taxa) 19 Ma (16–22) 20.6 19
Indriidae 17 Ma (14–20) 17.0 17
Lemur-Hapalemur-Eulemur cladeb 14 Ma (11–17) 15.0 15.0
Lepilemur 12 Ma (9–15) 13.3 13.3
aPachylemur-Varecia clade 11 Ma (8–14) 11
aPalaeopropithecus ingens-aP. maximus clade 0.6 Ma (< 1 k) 0.6
  1. aExtinct taxon
  2. bKistler et al. [1] do not include Phaner or Hapalemur in their analysis