Lemur Diversity in Madagascar

  title={Lemur Diversity in Madagascar},
  author={R. Mittermeier and J. Ganzhorn and W. Konstant and K. Glander and I. Tattersall and C. Groves and A. Rylands and A. Hapke and J. Ratsimbazafy and Mireya I. Mayor and E. Louis and Y. Rumpler and C. Schwitzer and R. Rasoloarison},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  • R. Mittermeier, J. Ganzhorn, +11 authors R. Rasoloarison
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • A basic understanding of the taxonomy, diversity, and distributions of primates is essential for their conservation. This review of the status of the taxonomy of lemurs is based on a 5-d workshop entitled “Primate Taxonomy for the New Millennium,” held at the Disney Institute, Orlando, Florida, in February 2000. The aim is not to present a taxonomic revision, but to review our current understanding of the diversity and current and past ranges of lemurs and indicate where there is controversy… CONTINUE READING
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