Moore's woolly lemur

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Moore's woolly lemur
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Indriidae
Genus: Avahi
Species: A. mooreorum
Binomial name
Avahi mooreorum
Lei et al., 2008[3]
Avahi mooreorum range map.svg
Distribution of A. mooreorum[1]

Moore's woolly lemur (Avahi mooreorum), or the Masoala woolly lemur, is a woolly lemur endemic to Madagascar. It has brown-grey fur and a reddish tail.[3] It is named in honor of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of San Francisco.[3]


  1. ^ a b Andriaholinirina, N.; et al. (2014). "Avahi mooreorum". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T16971566A16971575. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T16971566A16971575.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Lei, R.; Engberg, S.E.; Andriantompohavana, R.; McGuire, S.M.; Mittermeier, R.A.; Zaonarivelo, J.R.; Brenneman, R.A.; Louis Jr., E.E. (2008). "Nocturnal lemur diversity at Masoala National Park" (PDF). Special Publications of the Museum of Texas Tech University. 53: 1–48.