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Microcebus  É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 572786

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Azema Gray, 1870
 
    Gliscebus Lesson, 1840
 
    Murilemur Gray, 1870
 
    Myocebus Wagner, 1841
 
    Myscebus Lesson, 1840
 
    Scartes Swainson, 1835
 
  Common Name(s): mouse lemurs [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPrimates Linnaeus, 1758 – homem, macaco, primata, sagui, primates, primates  
                                  SuborderStrepsirrhini É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812  
                                     InfraorderLemuriformes Gray, 1821  
                                        SuperfamilyCheirogaleoidea Gray, 1873  
                                           FamilyCheirogaleidae Gray, 1873  
                                              GenusMicrocebus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1834 – mouse lemurs  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Microcebus arnholdi Louis Jr., Engberg, McGuire, McCormick, Randriamampionona, Ranaivoarisoa, Bailey et al., 2008 – Montagne d'Ambre Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus berthae Rasoloarison, Goodman and Ganzhorn, 2000 – Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur, Berthe's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus bongolavensis Olivieri, Zimmermann, Randrianambinina, Rassoloharijaona, Rakotondravony, Gsuchanski et al., 2006 – Bongolava Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus boraha Hotaling et al., 2016 – Nosy Boraha Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus danfossi Olivieri, Zimmermann, Randrianambinina, Rassoloharijaona, Rakotondravony, Gsuchanski et al., 2006 – Ambarijeby Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus ganzhorni Hotaling et al., 2016 – Ganzhorn's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus gerpi Radespiel, Ratsimbazafy, Rasoloharijaona, Raveloson, Andriaholinirina, Rakotondravony et al., 2011 – Gerp's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus griseorufus Kollman, 1910 – Red-and-gray Mouse Lemur, Gray-brown Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus jollyae Louis Jr., Coles, Andriantompohavana, Sommer, Engberg, Zaonarivelo, Mayor and Brenneman, 2006 – Jolly's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus lehilahytsara Roos and Kappeler in Kappeler, Rasoloarison, Razafimanantsoa, Walter and Roos, 2005 – Goodman's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus macarthurii Radespiel, Olivieri, Rasolofoson, Rakotondratsimba, Rakotonirainy, Rasoloharijoana et al., 2008 – Anjiahely Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus mamiratra Andriantompohavana, Zaonarivelo, Engberg, Randriamampionona, McGuire, Shore et al., 2006 – Nosy Be Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus manitatra Hotaling et al., 2016 – Bemanasy Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus margotmarshae Louis Jr., Engberg, McGuire, McCormick, Randriamampionona, Ranaivoarisoa, Bailey et al., 2008 – Margot Marsh's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus marohita Rasoloarison, Weisrock, Yoder, Rakotondravony and Kappeler, 2013 – Marohita Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus mittermeieri Louis Jr., Coles, Andriantompohavana, Sommer, Engberg, Zaonarivelo, Mayor and Brenneman, 2006 – Mittermeier's Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus murinus (J. F. Miller, 1777) – Gray Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus myoxinus Peters, 1852 – Peters's Mouse Lemur, Peters' Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus ravelobensis Zimmerman, Ehresmann, Zeitemann, Radespiel, Randrianambinina & Rakotoarison, 1997 – Golden-brown Mouse Lemur, Ravelobe Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus rufus (Lesson, 1840) – brown mouse lemur, Eastern Rufous Mouse Lemur, Rufous Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus sambiranensis Rasoloarison, Goodman and Ganzhorn, 2000 – Sambirano Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus simmonsi Louis Jr., Coles, Andriantompohavana, Sommer, Engberg, Zaonarivelo, Mayor and Brenneman, 2006 – Simmons' Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus tanosi Rasoloarison, Weisrock, Yoder, Rakotondravony and Kappeler, 2013 – Anosi Mouse Lemur 
                                                 Species Microcebus tavaratra Rasoloarison, Goodman and Ganzhorn, 2000 – Tavaratra Mouse Lemur, Northern Rufous Mouse Lemur 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Microcebus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mittermeier, Rusell A., Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates   
  Page(s): 951   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9788496553897   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microcebus, mouse lemurs [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Microcebus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microcebus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Revised by Rasoloarison et al. (2000)  
 

 

   

 
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