Bongolava mouse lemur

The Bongolava mouse lemur (Microcebus bongolavensis) is a species of mouse lemur endemic to Madagascar. It lives in western deciduous forest within a limited range, including Bongolava Forest and Ambodimahabibo Forest between the Sofia River and the Mahajamba River.[4] It is a relatively large mouse lemur with a total length of 26 to 29 centimetres (10 to 11 inches), including 15 to 17 centimeters of tail.[4]

Bongolava mouse lemur
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Microcebus
M. bongolavensis
Binomial name
Microcebus bongolavensis
Olivieri et al., 2007[3]
Microcebus bongolavensis range map.svg
Distribution of M. bongolavensis[1]


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  2. ^ "Checklist of CITES Species". CITES. UNEP-WCMC. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  3. ^ Mittermeier, R.; Ganzhorn, J.; Konstant, W.; Glander, K.; Tattersall, I.; Groves, C.; Rylands, A.; Hapke, A.; Ratsimbazafy, J.; Mayor, M.; Louis, E.; Rumpler, Y.; Schwitzer, C. & Rasoloarison, R. (December 2008). "Lemur Diversity in Madagascar". International Journal of Primatology. 29 (6): 1607–1656. doi:10.1007/s10764-008-9317-y. hdl:10161/6237. S2CID 17614597.
  4. ^ a b Garbutt, Nick (2007). Mammals of Madagascar, A Complete Guide. pp. 98–99. ISBN 9780300125504.