Furry-eared dwarf lemur

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Furry-eared dwarf lemur
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CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Cheirogaleus
Species: C. crossleyi
Binomial name
Cheirogaleus crossleyi
A. Grandidier, 1870[3]
Cheirogaleus crossleyi range map.svg
Furry-eared dwarf lemur range[1]
  • melanotis Forsyth Major, 1894

The furry-eared dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi), or Crossley's dwarf lemur, only found on the island of Madagascar, as with all other lemurs. It has a pelage coloration that is red-brown dorsally and gray ventrally. The eye-rings of this species are blackish and the ears are black inside and out.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Andriaholinirina, N. et al. (2014). "Cheirogaleus crossleyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 
  2. ^ Harcourt, C. (1990). Thornback, J, ed. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros: The IUCN Red Data Book (PDF). World Conservation Union. ISBN 978-2-88032-957-0. OCLC 28425691. 
  3. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 111–112. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.