Furry-eared dwarf lemur

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Furry-eared dwarf lemur
Crossley's dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi) Ranomafana.jpg
in Ranomafana National Park
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Cheirogaleus
C. crossleyi
Binomial name
Cheirogaleus crossleyi
Cheirogaleus crossleyi range map.svg
Furry-eared dwarf lemur range[1]
  • melanotis Forsyth Major, 1894
Crossley's dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi) Ranomafana 2.jpg

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". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T136235A16111341. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T136235A16111341.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  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. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.