Sahamalaza sportive lemur

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Sahamalaza sportive lemur
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CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Lepilemuridae
Genus: Lepilemur
Species: L. sahamalazensis
Binomial name
Lepilemur sahamalazensis
Andriaholinirina et al., 2006[3]
Lepilemur sahamalazensis range map.svg
Distribution of L. sahamalazensis[1]

The Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is a sportive lemur endemic to Madagascar. It has a total length of about 51 centimetres (20 in) to 54 centimetres (21 in), of which about 26-27 centimeters are tail.[4] Sahamalaza's sportive lemur is found in northwestern Madagascar, living in subhumid forest and some secondary forests.[4]


  1. ^ a b Andriaholinirina, N.; et al. (2014). "Lepilemur sahamalazensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Andriaholinirina, N.; Fausser, J.; Roos, C.; Rumpler, Y.; et al. (2006-02-23). "Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the sportive lemurs (Lepilemur, Primates)". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 6: 17. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-17. PMC 1397877Freely accessible. PMID 16504080. 
  4. ^ a b Garbutt, Nick (2007). Mammals of Madagascar, A Complete Guide. pp. 127–128.