Bongolava mouse lemur

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Bongolava mouse lemur
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Microcebus
Species: M. bongolavensis
Binomial name
Microcebus bongolavensis
Olivieri et al., 2007[3]
Microcebus bongolavensis range map.svg
Distribution of M. bongolavensis[1]

The Bongolava mouse lemur (Microcebus bongolavensis) is a species of mouse lemur endemic to Madagascar. It lives in western deciduous forest within a limited range, including Bongolava Forest and Ambodimahabibo Forest between the Sofia River and the Mahajamba River.[4] It is a relatively large mouse lemur with a total length of 26 to 29 centimetres (10 to 11 inches), including 15 to 17 centimeters of tail.[4]


  1. ^ a b Andriaholinirina, N.; et al. (2014). "Microcebus bongolavensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 
  2. ^ "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ a b Garbutt, Nick (2007). Mammals of Madagascar, A Complete Guide. pp. 98–99.