Rufous mouse lemur (Microcebus rufus)

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Rufous mouse lemur fact file

Rufous mouse lemur description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCheirogaleidae
GenusMicrocebus (1)

Information on the rufous mouse lemur (Microcebus rufus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
brown mouse-lemur, rufous mouse-lemur, russet mouse-lemur.
Spanish
Maki Ratón.
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Rufous mouse lemur status

The rufous mouse lemur is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (March, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org
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Rufous mouse lemur clinging to branch  
Rufous mouse lemur clinging to branch

© Alain Mafart-Renodier / Biosphoto

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