Ramanantsoavana's woolly lemur

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Ramanantsoavana's woolly lemur
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Indriidae
Genus: Avahi
Species: A. ramanantsoavani
Binomial name
Avahi ramanantsoavani
Zaramody et al., 2006
Avahi ramanantsoavanai range map.svg
Ramanantsoavana's woolly lemur range

Ramanantsoavana's woolly lemur (Avahi ramanantsoavani), also known as Ramanantsoavana's avahi or the Manombo woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to southeastern Madagascar.[2][3] It weighs about 1 kg.[3] It was originally considered a subspecies of the southern woolly lemur (A. meridionalis), A. m. ramanantsoavana, but was elevated to a separate species in 2007 based on molecular, phenotypic and morphological data.[3]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Mittermeier, R., Ganzhorn, J., Konstant, W., Glander, K., Tattersall, I., Groves, C., Rylands, A., Hapke, A., Ratsimbazafy, J., Mayor, M., Louis, E., Rumpler, Y., Schwitzer, C. & Rasoloarison, R. (December 2008). "Lemur Diversity in Madagascar". International Journal of Primatology 29 (6): 1607–1656. doi:10.1007/s10764-008-9317-y. 
  3. ^ a b c Andriantompohavana R. , Lei R., Zaonarivelo J. R., Engberg S. E., Nalanirina G., McGuire S. M., Shore G. D., Andrianasolo J., Herrington K., Brenneman R. A., and Louis E. E. Jr (2007). "Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the woolly lemurs, Genus Avahi (Primates: Lemuriformes)". Special Publications of the Museum of Texas Tech University 51: 43–44.