Propithecus spp. -

Propithecus spp.

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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Detailed information
Full Name: sifakas (Propithecus spp.)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Mammals
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 12/02/1970 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the sifakas, Wherever found is known to occur: Madagascar
Federal register documents
Citation Page
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
No recovery information is available for the sifakas.
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