Taxon profile


Brown Lemur
Eulemur fulvus (É. Geoffroy, 1796)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Lemuridae - true lemurs »  genus Eulemur - Brown lemurs

Scientific synonyms

Lemur fulvus
Lemur macaco fulvus

Other names

= Common Brown Lemur

IUCN category:Near Threatened


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Eulemur fulvus fulvus (E. Geoffroy, 1812) - Brown Lemur

Eulemur fulvus fulvus - Brown Lemur

subspecies Eulemur fulvus mayottensis (Schlegel, 1866) - Mayotte Lemur

Eulemur fulvus mayottensis - Mayotte Lemur

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [8207]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Eulemur fulvus (É. Geoffroy, 1796)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Eulemur fulvus É. Geoffroy, 1796]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Eulemur fulvus (E. Geoffroy, 1796)]

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