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SPECIES Avahi laniger

Author:Gmelin, 1788.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 13th ed., 1: 44.
Common Name:Eastern Woolly Lemur
Type Locality:Madagascar.
Distribution:E coast and Ankarafantsika Dist. in NW Madagascar.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Rumpler et al. (1990) suggested that occidentalis may be a distinct species.
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Synonyms:

    avahi (van der Hoeven, 1844)
    lanatus (Wagner, 1840)
    longicaudatus (E. Geoffroy, 1796)
    orientalis (von Lorenz-Liburnau, 1898)

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