Southern needle-clawed bushbaby

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Southern needle-clawed bushbaby[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Galagidae
Genus: Euoticus
Species: E. elegantulus
Binomial name
Euoticus elegantulus
(Le Conte, 1857)
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Southern needle-clawed bushbaby range

The southern needle-clawed bushbaby (Euoticus elegantulus) is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, possibly Angola, and possibly Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. While the species is not threatened or endangered, some local populations may be threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 123. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Bearder, S. (2008). Euoticus elegantulus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 1 January 2009.