Hapalemur griseus ssp. gilberti


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hapalemur griseus ssp. gilberti
Species Authority: Rabarivola, Prosper, Zaramody <i>et al</i>., 2007
Parent Species:
Common Name/s:
English Gilbert’s Lesser Bamboo Lemur
Taxonomic Notes: Rabarivola et al. (2007) described this subspecies as being known from the forest of Beanamalao, between the Onive and Nosivelo Rivers. Further field studies are required to determine the exact extent of the distribution, and in particular the boundaries between it and H. g. griseus.

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 subspecies is only recently described, and there is little reliable information on the limits of its distribution relative to the other subspecies of H. griseus, or its current population status.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

Rabarivola, C., Prosper, P., Zaramody, A., Andriaholinirina, N. and Hauwy, M. 2007. Cytogenetics and taxonomy of the genus Hapalemur. Lemur News 12: 46-49.

Citation: Hoffmann, M. 2008. Hapalemur griseus ssp. gilberti. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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