Jolly's Mouse Lemur (Microcebus jollyae)


MORPHOLOGY:
Jolly's mouse lemur has an average body mass of around 60 grams (Louis et al., 2006). The pelage of the dorsum and the head are uniformly reddish brown (Louis et al., 2006). There is a small white patch on the rostrum that does not extend past the level of the eyes (Louis et al., 2006). The ventral side is gray, and there is a variable white patch beneath the mandible (Louis et al., 2006).

RANGE:
Jolly's mouse lemur is found in Eastern Madagascar in localities of Mananjary and Kianjavato (Louis et al., 2006).

ECOLOGY:

LOCOMOTION:

SOCIAL BEHAVIOR:

VOCAL COMMUNICATION:

OLFACTORY COMMUNICATION:

VISUAL COMMUNICATION:

TACTILE COMMUNICATION:

REPRODUCTION:

REFERENCES:
Louis, E.E. Jr., Coles, M.S., Andriantompohavana, R., Sommer, J.A., Engberg, S.E., Zaonarivelo, J.R., Mayor, M.I., and Brenneman, R.A. 2006. Revision of the mouse lemur (Microcebus) of Eastern Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology. Vol. 27(2), 347-389.

Last Updated: January 21, 2007.
[The Primata] [Primate Evolution] [Primate Taxonomy] [Primate Conservation] [Primate Fact Sheets] [Primate Definitions] [Microcebus Links]