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SPECIES Eulemur fulvus

Author:. Geoffroy, 1796.
Citation:Mag. Encyclop., 1: 47.
Common Name:Brown Lemur
Type Locality:Madagascar.
Distribution:W Madagascar from Akarafantsika north to the Sambirano, perhaps to the Tsaratanana; E Madagascar, some way northeast of Antananarivo; Mayotte (Comoro Isls).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Does not include albifrons, albocollaris, collaris, rufus or sanfordi; Groves (2001c) treated these forms, generally classed as subspecies, as distinct species.
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Synonyms:

    bruneus (van der Hoeven, 1844)
    mayottensis (Schlegel, 1866)

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