Gray-backed sportive lemur

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Gray-backed sportive lemur
Lepilemur dorsalis.jpg
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Lepilemuridae
Genus: Lepilemur
L. dorsalis
Binomial name
Lepilemur dorsalis
Gray, 1870[3]
Lepilemur dorsalis range map.svg
Distribution of L. dorsalis[1]
  • grandidieri Forsyth Major, 1894

The gray-backed sportive lemur (Lepilemur dorsalis), also known as Gray's sportive lemur or back-striped sportive lemur, is a species of lemur in the family Lepilemuridae. It is endemic to Madagascar. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Andriaholinirina, N.; et al. (2014). "Lepilemur dorsalis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T11616A16122647. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T11616A16122647.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  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. p. 118. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.