Mammals of Madagascar



Common NameScientific NameNocturnal
Lemurs
Cheirogaleidae Family -- Mouse lemurs and dwarf lemurs
Grey mouse lemurMicrocebus murinusx
Brown mouse lemurMicrocebus rufusx
Pygmy mouse lemurMicrocebus myoxinusx
Golden-brown mouse lemurMicrocebus ravelobensisx
Hairy-eared dwarf lemurAllocebus trichotisx
Greater dwarf lemurCheirogaleus majorx
Fat-tailed dwarf lemurCheirogaleus mediusx
Coquerel's dwarf lemurMirza coquerelix
Eastern fork-marked lemurPhanerfurdfer furdferx
Pariente's fork-marked lemurPhanerfurcifer parientix
Pale fork-marked lemurPhanerfurdfer pallescensx
Amber Mountain fork-marked lemurPhanerfurdfer electromontisx
Megaladapidae Family -- Weasel or Sportive lemurs
Weasel sportive lemurLepilemur mustelinusx
Small-toothed sportive lemurLepilemur microdonx
Northern sportive lemurLepilemur septentrionalisx
Grey-backed sportive lemurLepilemur dorsalisx
Milne-Edwards sportive lemurLepilemur edwardsix
Red-tailed sportive lemurLepilemur ruficaudatusx
White-footed sportive lemurLepilemur leucopusx
Lemuridae Family -- True lemurs
Eastern grey bamboo lemurHapalemur griseus griseus
Western grey bamboo lemurHapalemur griseus ocddentalis
Lake Alaotra reed lemurHapalemur griseus alaotrensis
Golden bamboo lemurHapalemur aureus
Greater bamboo lemurHapalemur simus
Ring-tailed lemurlemur catta
Mongoose lemurEulemur mongoz
Crowned lemurEulemur coronatus
Red-bellied lemurEulemur rubriventer
Common brown lemurEulemurfulvus fulvus
Sanford's brownEulemur fulvus sandfordi
White-fronted brown lemurEulemur fulvus albifrons
Red-fronted brown lemurEulemurfulvus rufus
White-collared brown lemurEulemur fulvus albocollaris
Collared brown lemurEulemur fulvus collaris
Black lemurEulemur macaco macaco
Blue-eyed black lemurEulemur macaco flavifrons
Black-and-white ruffed lemurVarecia variegata variegata
Red ruffed lemurVarecia variegata rubra
Indriidae Family -- Indris
Eastern sifakaSifaka laniger
Western sifakaSifaka occidentalis
Diademed sifakaPropithecus diadema diadema
Milne-Edward's sifakaPropithecus diadema edwardsi
Silky sifakaPropithecus diadema candidus
Perrier's sifakaPropithecus diadema perrieri
Verreaux's sifakaPropithecus verreauxi verreauxi
Coquerel's sifakaPropithecus verreauxi coquereli
Decken's sifakaPropithecus verreauxi deckeni
Crowned sifakaPropithecus verreauxi coronatus
Golden-crowned sifakaPropithecus tattersalli
IndriIndri indri
Dauebntoniidae Family -- Aye-aye
Aye-ayeDaubentonia madagascariensisx
Carnivores
Fanaloka or stripedFossa fossanax
FalanoucEupleres goudotiix
FosaCryptoprocta ferox
Ring-tailed mongooseCalidia elegans
Narrow-striped mongooseMungotictis decemlineata
Tenrecs
Common tenrecTenrec ecaudatusx
Greater hedgehog tenrecSetifer setosusx
Lesser hedgehog tenrecEchinops telfairix
Lowland streaked tenrecHemicentetes semispinosus
Large-eared tenrecGeogale auritax
Rodents
Giant jumping ratHypogeomys antimenax
Red forest ratNesomys rufus
Lowland red forest ratNesomys audeberti
Bats
Madagascar flying foxPteropus rufusx
Commerson's leaf-nosed batHipposideros commersonix

This table is derived from the Bradt Travel Guide to Madagascar 2001.

Mammals by region:
Dry habitats of Madagascar
Eastern habitats of Madagascar
Rainforest of Madagascar
Spiny forest of Madagascar
Western habitats of Madagascar

Vegetation zones in Madagascar


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