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Light Necked Sportive Lemur

Lepilemur microdon (Forsyth Major ex Forbes 1894)

Lepilemur microdon (Light Necked Sportive Lemur) is a species of primates in the family sportive lemurs. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are found in Afrotropics. They are solitary, nocturnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 324.99 mm.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/9538/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Light-necked Sportive Lemur. View this species on GBIF