Lemur catta (Primates: Lemuridae)

Wilson, D. E., and E. Hanlon

Lemur catta Linnaeus, 1758, is a lemurid commonly called the ring-tailed lemur. A strikingly colored, long-tailed lemur, it is the only species in the genus Lemur. It occurs in the southern half of Madagascar, where it inhabits a variety of forested habitats. It is listed as Vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.  DOI: 10.1644/854.1.

Wilson, D. E., and E. Hanlon. 2010. Lemur catta (Primates: Lemuridae). Mammalian Species 42(854):58-74.