Randrianasolo's Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur randrinanasoli )



MORPHOLOGY:
This species has binocular vision. Randrianasolo's sportive lemur has a large cecum. On the hands and feet are large digital pads used for clinging.

RANGE:
Randrianasolo's sportive lemur is found in the country of Madagascar. This species has a distribution in Andramasay, Province Toliary and Bemaraha (Andriaholinirina et al., 2006).

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LOCOMOTION:
Randrianasolo's sportive lemur moves through the forest by vertical clinging and leaping (Fleagle, 1988).

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REPRODUCTION:
Randrianasolo's sportive lemur gives birth to a single offspring.

REFERENCES:
Andriaholinirina, N., Fausser, J.-L., Roos, C., Zinner, D., Thalmann, U., Rabarivola, C., Ravoarimanana, I., Ganzhorn, J.U., Meier, B., Hilgartner, R., Walter, L., Zaramody, A., Langer, C., Hahn, T., Zimmermann, E., Radespiel, U., Craul, M., Tomiuk, J., Tattersall, I., and Rumpler, Y. 2006. Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the sportive lemurs (Lepilemur, Primates). BMC Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 6, 17.

Fleagle, J. G. 1988. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press.

Last Updated: March 20, 2007.
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