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Lepilemur  I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1851
Taxonomic Serial No.: 572792

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Mixocebus Peters, 1874
 
    Galeocebus Wagner, 1855
 
    Lepidilemur Giebel, 1859
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  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  
                                        SuperfamilyLemuroidea Gray, 1821  
                                           FamilyLepilemuridae Gray, 1870 – sportive lemurs  
                                              GenusLepilemur I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1851  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Lepilemur aeeclis Andriaholinirina, Fausser, Roos, Zinner, Thalmann, Rabarivola, Ravaoarimanana et al., 2017 – Antafia Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur ahmansonorum Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Tsiombikibo Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur ankaranensis Rumpler and Albignac, 1975 – Ankarana Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur betsileo Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Betsileo Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur dorsalis Gray, 1870 – gray-backed sportive lemur, Black-striped Sportive Lemur, Gray's Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur edwardsi (Forsyth Major in Forbes, 1894) – Milne-Edwards' Sportive Lemur, Milne-Edwards's Sportive lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur fleuretae Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Andohahela Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur grewcockorum Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Anjiamangirana Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur hollandorum Ramaromilanto, Lei, Engberg, Johnson, Sitzmann, Louis Jr., 2009 – Mananara-Nord Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur hubbardi Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Zombitse Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur jamesorum Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Manombo Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur leucopus (Forsyth Major in Forbes, 1894) – White-footed Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur microdon (Forsyth Major in Forbes, 1894) – Small-toothed Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur milanoii Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Daraina Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur mittermeieri Rabarivola, Zaramody, Fausser, Andriaholinirina, Roos, Zinner, Marcel and Rumpler, 2006 – Mittermeier's Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur mustelinus I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1851 – Weasel Sportive Lemur, Weasel Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur otto Craul, Zimmermann, Rasoloharijaona, Randrianambinina and Radespiel, 2007 – Ambodimahabibo Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur petteri Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Petter's Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur randrianasoloi Andriaholinirina, Fausser, Roos, Zinner, Thalmann, Rabarivola, Ravaoarimanana et al., 2017 – Bemaraha Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur ruficaudatus Grandidier, 1867 – Red-tailed Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur sahamalaza Andriaholinirina, Fausser, Roos, Zinner, Thalmann, Rabarivola, Ravaoarimanana et al., 2017 – Sahamalaza Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur scottorum Lei, Engberg, Andriantompohavana, McGuire, Mittermeier, Zaonarivelo, Brenneman and Louis Jr., 2008 – Masoala Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur seali Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Seal's Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur septentrionalis Rumpler and Albignac, 1975 – Sahafary Sportive Lemur, Northern Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur tymerlachsoni Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Nosy Be Sportive Lemur 
                                                 Species Lepilemur wrightae Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006 – Wright's Sportive 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: Lepilemur    
       
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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: Lepilemur   
       
  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: Lepilemur   
       
  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: Lepilemur   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Revised by Petter et al. (1977:274-318). Seven of the eight species are known to be karyotypically distinct. Rumpler (1975) and Corbet and Hill (1980:83) placed this genus in a subfamily of Lemuridae. Petter and Petter (1977:6) placed it in its own family Lepilemuridae. Yoder et al. (1999) considered that Lepilemur is probably not, in fact, a member of the Megaladapidae, which is based on a subfossil genus  
 

 

   

 
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