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Furry-eared Dwarf Lemur[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Cheirogaleus
Species: C. crossleyi
Binomial name
Cheirogaleus crossleyi
A. Grandidier, 1870

The Furry-eared Dwarf Lemur (Cheirogaleus crossleyi) is, like other lemurs, only found on the island of Madagascar. It has a pelage coloration that is red-brown dorsally and gray ventrally. The eye-rings of this species are blackish and the ears are black inside and out. The dental formula of this species is 2:1:3:3 on both the upper and lower jaws.


  1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M.. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 111-112. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.  
  2. ^ Andrainarivo, C., Andriaholinirina, V. N., Feistner, A., Felix, T., Ganzhorn, J., Garbutt, N., Golden, C., Konstant, B., Louis Jr., E., Meyers, D., Mittermeier, R. A., Perieras, A., Princee, F., Rabarivola, J. C., Rakotosamimanana, B., Rasamimanana, H., Ratsimbazafy, J., Raveloarinoro, G., Razafimanantsoa, A., Rumpler, Y., Schwitzer, C., Thalmann, U., Wilmé, L. & Wright, P. (2008). Cheirogaleus crossleyi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 1 January 2009.


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