Hairy-eared dwarf lemur

species of mammal

The hairy-eared dwarf lemur (Allocebus trichotis), is a type of lemur. It is also called the hairy-eared mouse lemur. It is a nocturnal animal. It only lives in Madagascar. It is the only member of the genus Allocebus.[4]

Hairy-eared dwarf lemur
CITES Appendix I (CITES)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Strepsirrhini
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Allocebus
Petter-Rousseaux and Petter, 1967[2]
A. trichotis
Binomial name
Allocebus trichotis
(Günther, 1875)[3]
Allocebus trichotis range map.svg
Hairy-eared dwarf lemur range[1]

Cheirogaleus trichotis Günther, 1875


  1. 1.0 1.1 Louis, E.E., Frasier, C.L., Bezandry, N., Sefczek, T.M., Bailey, C.A., Mittermeier, R.A., Mittermeier, J. & Réné De Roland, L.A. (2020). "Allocebus trichotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T868A115559302. Retrieved 10 July 2020.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. Groves, Colin (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 111. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.
  3. Günther, Albert (1875). "Notes on some Mammals from Madagascar". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 78–80.
  4. International), Russell A. Mittermeier (Conservation; Fund), Lily Arison Réné De Roland (The Peregrine; Edward E. Jr. Louis (Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership, Henry Doorly Zoo; Mittermeier, John; Cynthia Frasier (Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Center for Conservation Research; Madagascar), Nicolas Bezandry (Unknown-lemurs-; Timothy Sefczek (Center for Conservation and Research, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium; Carolyn Bailey (Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha (2018-05-07). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Allocebus trichotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-10-09.