|Scientific Name:||Lepilemur hubbardorum|
|Species Authority:||Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo <i>et al</i>., 2006|
Lepilemur hubbardi Louis Jr., Engberg, Lei, Geng, Sommer, Randriamampionona, Randriamanana, Zaonarivelo et al., 2006
|Taxonomic Notes:||Tattersall (2007) has cautioned that the Lepilemur species reported by Louis et al. (2006), all diagnosed exclusively on genetic distance and all allopatric, be treated with extreme caution until supporting data are forthcoming.
The original latin species name is here emended from the original description following Hoffmann et al. (2009).
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|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.
|Range Description:||Currently known only from the Zombitse National Park region in south-western Madagascar, north of the Onilahy River and south of the Mangoky River (Louis et al. 2006). Formerly, the sportive lemurs within its geographic range were thought to be L. ruficaudatus.|
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|Population:||There is no information on the population status of this species. One of 15 new species of Lepilemur described in 2006.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||An inhabitant of dry deciduous forest.|
|Conservation Actions:||Listed on CITES Appendix I. Present in Vombitse National Park; may also be the Lepilemur recorded in Isalo National Park. Further work is now urgently needed to clarify the distribution and taxonomic limits of the recently described Lepilemur species.|
|Citation:||Hoffmann, M. 2008. Lepilemur hubbardorum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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