Relationship Between Microhabitat Structure and Distribution of Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus spp.) in Northwestern Madagascar

  title={Relationship Between Microhabitat Structure and Distribution of Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus spp.) in Northwestern Madagascar},
  author={Antje Rendigs and Ute Radespiel and Dorothea Wrogemann and Elke Zimmermann},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
Understanding processes affecting the distribution and abundance of organisms is a central issue in ecology and conservation biology. In northwestern Madagascar, we found an uneven distribution pattern of the golden-brown mouse lemur (Microcebus ravelobensis) and the grey mouse lemur (M. murinus). In one area (JBA) the two species lived sympatrically, whereas in another forest area (JBB) Microcebus ravelobensis occurred exclusively. To investigate whether differences in forest structure may… 

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