Microcebus jollyae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Microcebus jollyae
Species Authority: Louis Jr., Coles, Andriantompohavana, Sommer, Engberg, Zaonarivelo, Mayor & Brenneman, 2006
Common Name/s:
English Jolly's Mouse 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 the taxonomic validity of this species, its limits of distribution, and its population status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Microcebus jollyae is found in south-eastern Madagascar, its range extending from just south of the Mananara River north to the north bank of the Mananjary River. According to Louis et al. (2006), populations of this species are reported to occur in the forests of Mananjary and Kianjavato. The type locality is at 71 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown. Only discovered in 2003.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed on CITES Appendix I. Present in the Manombo Special Reserve (Louis et al. 2006). As of 2007 this species was represented in only a single zoological collection (Tsimbazaza, Madagascar).
Citation: Hoffmann, M. 2008. Microcebus jollyae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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