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  lemures — Infoplease.com
lemur - lemur lemur, name for prosimians, or lower primates, of two related families, found only on...
flying lemur - flying lemur flying lemur, gliding mammal native to the tropical lowland forests of S Asia, Malaya,...
Larvae, in Roman religion - Larvae: Larvae: see lemures.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lemure
Lemurs were so named by Linnaeus for their big eyes, noctural habits and unearthly noises they make at night.
The fl-and-white ruffed lemur inhabits the eastern rainforests of Madagascar, while the red ruffed lemur is restricted to the north east of the island and lives in the primary and secondary forests of the Masoala Peninsula.
Some Roman writers describe lemures as the common name for all the spirits of the dead, and divide them into two classes: the lares, or the benevolent souls of the family, which haunted and guarded the domus or household, and the larvae, or the restless and fearful souls of wicked men.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lemure   (448 words)

  
 CiteULike: Regional Biodiversity Planning and Lemur Conservation with GIS in Western Madagascar. Planeacion de la ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lemur abundance and microhabitat variables were measured at 64 stratified survey sites dispersed throughout the region.
Lemur diversity was most strongly influenced by habitat clearing and human disturbance (harvesting, stock grazing, and hunting) within 8 km of villages.
Lemur diversity was highest in a region of higher elevation and rainfall, distant from villages and roads.
www.citeulike.org /user/firmanhadi/article/867598   (1805 words)

  
 LEMUR (from Lat. lemur... - Online Information article about LEMUR (from Lat. lemur...
English name " lemur " is often taken to include all the members of the sub-order, although the aberrant forms are often conveniently termed " lemuroids." All the Malagasy lemurs, which agree in the structure of the See also:
The species of the genus Lemur are diurnal, and may be recognized by the length of the muzzle, and the large tufted ears.
The sportive lemurs (Lepidolemur) are smaller than the typical species of Lemur, and the adults generally lose their upper incisors.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LAP_LEO/LEMUR_from_Lat_lemures_ghosts_.html   (731 words)

  
 Planescape - Planewalking - Baator
Lemures, of course, are despised by all other devils, and they serve the most base duties in any devilish group they are part of.
Lemures appear as revolting blobs of molten flesh, with vaguely humanoid torsos and heads.
Lemures are mindless, though they are sensitive to telepathic messages from other devils and obey their mental commands, doing the bidding of the strongest devil in the closest proximity.
planewalking.dungeons.ru /outer/baator/baator.htm   (4494 words)

  
 LARVAE : Encyclopedia Entry
In Roman mythology, the larvae or lemures were the spectres or spirits of the dead; they were the malignant version of the lares.
Some Roman writers describe lemures as the common name for all the spirits of the dead, and divide them into two classes: the lares, or the benevolent souls of the family, which haunted and guarded the domus or household, and the larvae, or the restless and fearful souls of wicked men.
Lemurs were so named by Linnaeus for their big eyes, noctural habits and unearthly noises they make at night.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Larvae   (286 words)

  
 Ruffed lemur - Varecia variegata: More Information - ARKive
The fl-and-white ruffed lemur inhabits the eastern rainforests of Madagascar, while the red ruffed lemur is restricted to the north east of the island and lives in the primary and secondary forests of the Masoala Peninsula.
The ruffed lemur species seems to be particularly susceptible due to its high dependence on large fruiting trees for food in primary forest (2).
The fl-and-white ruffed lemur is known to occur in at least ten protected areas in Madagascar, though its numbers are sadly still declining (2).
www.arkive.org /species/GES/mammals/Varecia_variegata/more_info.html   (1301 words)

  
 Feast of the Lemures - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Roman religion, the Feast of the Lemures, called the Lemuralia or Lemuria was a feast during which the ancient Romans performed rites to exorcise the malevolent and fearful ghosts of the dead from their homes.
The unwholesome and malevolent sprectres of the restless dead (lemures) were propitiated with offerings of beans.
On those days, the Vestals would prepare sacred mola salsa (salt cake) from the first ears of wheat of the season.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Feast_of_the_Lemures   (408 words)

  
 The Realm of Dream : Vampire Princess Miyu - Miyu's Legacy of Power
Lemures was steadfast in his obstinacy, but I thought some of his followers might be amenable to the logic of my argument.
Lemures was at the apex of a horizontal pyramid of scores of supernatural beings that overwhelmed the night sky.
Lemures sauntered over to where Miyu lay and once more seized a handful of fabric from the front of her yukata and lifted her to her feet.
www.fortunecity.com /millenium/sherwood/99/miyu-lop.html   (8708 words)

  
 Kids Domain Icon Mania - Animals
Lemurs are ancient relatives of monkeys, apes and humans.
Lemurs are nocturnal animals, and travel through the forests at dusk and dawn in search of fruits, leaves and tree bark.
The Mongoose Lemur inhabits a wide variety of mostly forested habitats on Madegascar, where it is declining with the destruction of the forests.
www.kidsdomain.com /icon/animals.html   (646 words)

  
 lemur — FactMonster.com
Lemurs have monkeylike bodies and limbs, and most have bushy tails about as long as the body.
The woolly lemurs (family Lemuridae) are agile animals with woolly coats.
lemures - lemures lemures, in Roman religion, vampirelike ghosts of the dead; also called larvae.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/sci/A0829370.html   (290 words)

  
 Tactics and Tips: Know Your Enemy (Part 15)
Although lemures lack much in the way of offensive capability, they are remarkably tough and durable, making them difficult to dispatch.
A lemure's natural weapons as well as any weapons it wields are treated as evil-aligned and lawful-aligned for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction.
25 Lemures are mindless creatures, so they're immune to mind-affecting effects, such as charms, compulsions, phantasms, patterns, and morale effects.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=dnd/tt/20061226a   (1054 words)

  
 Barmy to the Spire - Third Week of Sacrilegion
Lemure PCs appear almost exactly as the horde of other Lemures, but often have distinguishing features such as broken swords or pieces of discarded armor they've found from old battles.
Lemures have a -8 to Intelligence, a -4 to Strength, Dexterity, and Wisdom, a -14 to Charisma, and a +2 to Constitution.
Lemures have a -14 to Intelligence, a -6 to Strength, and Wisdom, a -14 to Charisma, and a +4 to Constitution.
www.mimir.net /btts/one/sacthird.html   (2044 words)

  
 Larvae - Information from Reference.com
Lemurs were so named by Linnaeus for their big eyes, nocturnal habits and unearthly noises they make at night.
Some species of lemur were identified by their calls before scientists had seen individuals.
An artist, drawing the Magic: The Gathering card Hyalopterous Lemure based on the card name only, mistakenly drew a lemur instead of a lemure, turning what was presumably supposed to be a terrible monster into a moth-winged teddy bear.
www.reference.com /search?q=Larvae   (381 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 728 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Some writers describe Lemures as the common name for all the spirits of the dead (Apul.
But the common idea was that the Lemures and Larvae were the same (August.
11); and the Lemures are said to wander about at night as spectres, and to torment and frighten the living.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/1836.html   (971 words)

  
 Primates   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Los lemures están restringidos a Madagascar y a las islas Comores, donde viven en áreas boscosas.
Los lemures se alimentan principalmente de frutos, hojas y flores, son crepusculares o diurnos y sobre todo arborícolas.
Poseen rasgos que los acercan a los lemures, como la estructura de los dientes, junto con otros que los aproximan a los simios, como la placenta decidua.
html.rincondelvago.com /primates.html   (2984 words)

  
 Roman Domestic Cult - Ancient Roman Empire Forums
The Lemures were thought to be souls of the discontented who caused mischief and harm.
There were throughout the course of the year several festivals (some rather bizarre in nature) designed to scare aware the Lemures and avert their wrath.
The Lemures were the souls of the discontented who haunted the deepest shadows and flest night and came out on certain times of the year to cause harm.
www.unrv.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=4519   (1155 words)

  
 Lemures
Lemures is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Lemures (Latin) Shades of the departed; used in archaic Rome for a class of entities of the underworld or the astral light, in an inclusive sense embracing both kama-rupic shells, called larvae, and the higher portions of the human constitution which have separated from the shells and were called lares or manes.
Which means in plainer language that Lares and Lemures are simply the shells cast off by the EGO, the high spiritual and immortal Soul, whose shell, and also its astral reflection, the animal Soul, die, whereas the higher Soul prevails throughout eternity.
www.experiencefestival.com /lemures   (1145 words)

  
 Absolute Anime / Vampire Princess Miyu / Lemures
Lemures appeared in the third Vampire Princess Miyu OAV, "Fragile Armor".
He was an old friend of Larva who sought to free him from Miyu.
To this end he used the life force of a dying man's wife in order to place the man's soul into a samurai suit of armor, which he would send against Miyu.
www.absoluteanime.com /vampire_princess_miyu/lemures.htm   (115 words)

  
 Sailor Moon Uncensored :: View topic - Are the monsters of the day truly evil?
The Lemures were once humans part of Nehelenia's court.
Ziroconia does say that the source of the lemures is deep in the earth.
I always thought, even from the first time that I watched Sailor Moon SuperS, that the lemures were different from the ones that Nehelenia turned to monsters once she took their dream mirrors.
www.smuncensored.com /forums/viewtopic.php?printertopic=1&t=2415&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&vote=viewresult   (815 words)

  
 Lemures and the Lemuria
In Roman mythology, Lemures were hungry spirits of the dead who sought their living relatives by night and could cause harm to the living.
They walked the earth in early may and were believed to be the spirits of those who received untimely deaths.
On the VII, V, and III Ides May (May 9, 11,13) the ritual of the Lemuria was celebrated.
www.theriverstyx.net /lemures.shtml   (167 words)

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