Propithecus spp. NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. Also The silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus) is a large lemur characterized by long, silky, white fur.It has a very restricted range in northeastern Madagascar, where it is known locally as the simpona.It is one of the rarest mammals on Earth. The silky sifaka is one of nine sifaka species (genus Propithecus), and one of four former subspecies of diademed sifaka
ITIS Reports — Propithecus spp. ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. Malagasy pronunciation: [ˈsifakə̥] is a lemur of the genus Propithecus from the family Indriidae within the order Primates.The name of their family is an onomatopoeia of their characteristic “shi-fak” alarm call. Like all lemurs, they are found only on the island of Madagascar.All species of sifakas are threatened, ranging from vulnerable to critically
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|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Endangered||12/02/1970||Foreign (Headquarters)||Wherever found|
|12/02/1970||35 FR 18319 18322||List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife; 35 FR 18319 18322|
|07/30/1970||35 FR 12222 12225||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife); 35 FR 12222 12225|