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As I stated earlier, tarsiers are an intermediate between prosimians and new world monkeys.  I will list some of the basic similarities that tarsiers share with both groups, causing their taxonomy to be disputed.
 
 
 
Prosimians New World Monkeys
small
nocturnal
grooming claw
eyes bigger than entire brain
hunts at night
2:1:3:3 dentition
 
 
 
 
 

To see a photo of a tarsier click to:
http://www.duke.edu/web/primate/graphics/misc/tar-l.gif

 

post orbital enclosure
no tooth comb
no rhiniarium
dry nose
no tapetum
2:1:3:3 dentition