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Black and White Ruffed Lemur
Varecia variegata (Kerr, 1792)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lemur variegatus

Other names

= Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur
= Pied Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur
= Ruffed Lemur

Critically Endangered CR

Images

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Milan Kořínek

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: McMammal

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Milan Kořínek

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Milan Kořínek

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Milan Kořínek

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Zdeněk Chalupa

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Author: Jiří Bukovský

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Varecia variegata editorum Osman Hill, 1953 - Southern Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur
subspecies Varecia variegata subcincta A. Smith, 1833 - White-belted Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata subcincta

subspecies Varecia variegata variegata (Kerr, 1792) - Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Varecia variegata variegata


Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Varecia variegata Kerr, 1792]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [69:varis&Itemid=437]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Varecia variegata (Kerr, 1792)]

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