Avahi meridionalis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Avahi meridionalis
Species Authority: Zaramody, Fausser, Roos, Zinner, Andriaholinirina, Rabarivola, Norscia, Tattersall & Rumpler, 2006
Common Name/s:
English Southern Woolly Lemur

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Hoffmann, M.
Reviewer/s: Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Data Deficient as this species is only recently described, and further information is required to determine its limits of distribution, population status and threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to the reserve of Andohahela and the area of Sainte Luce in south-eastern Madagascar (Zaramody et al. 2006)
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An inhabitant of the eastern rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed on CITES Appendix I. Present in Andohahela National Park, the Ste. Luce Private Reserve, and in the Mandena Conservation Zone (Mittermeier et al. 2008). Further studies are required to determine the exact distribution range of this species.
Citation: Hoffmann, M. 2008. Avahi meridionalis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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