Two New Species of Mouse Lemurs (Cheirogaleidae: Microcebus) from Eastern Madagascar

  title={Two New Species of Mouse Lemurs (Cheirogaleidae: Microcebus) from Eastern Madagascar},
  author={Rodin M. Rasoloarison and David W. Weisrock and Anne D. Yoder and Daniel Rakotondravony and Peter M. Kappeler},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
The number of newly discovered Malagasy vertebrate taxa has multiplied in recent years, emphasizing the importance of complete taxon sampling for phylogenetics, biogeography, functional ecology, and conservation biology, especially in such a biodiversity hotspot. In particular, the diversity of extant lemurs is much higher than previously thought, and we have yet to comprehend fully the full extent of lemuriform biodiversity. A recent genetic analysis of mtDNA and nDNA sequence data in Malagasy… 

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