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SPECIES Eulemur rufus

Author:Audebert, 1799.
Citation:Hist. Nat. Singes et Makis: 12.
Common Name:Red-fronted Lemur
Type Locality:Madagascar.
Distribution:E Madagascar, probably from Mangoro River to Manampatrana River; W Madagascar, from Betsiboka River to south of Fiherenana River.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Lower Risk (nt) as E. fulvus rufus.
Comments:Regarded as a distinct species, not a subspecies of E. fulvus, by Groves (2001c).
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    rufifrons (Bennett, 1833)

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