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Greater bamboo lemur
Prolemur simus

The following references were used in the writing of this factsheet. To find current references for P. simus, search PrimateLit.

REFERENCES

Andriaholinirina VN, Fausser J-L, Rabarivola JC. 2003. Étude comparative de Hapalemur simus (Gray, 1870) de deux sites de la province autonome de Fianarantsoa, Madagascar: forêt secondaire do Park National de Ranomafana. Lemur News 8:9-13.

Arrigo-Nelson SJ, Wright PC. 2004. Survey results from Ranomafana National Park: new evidence for the effects of habitat preference and disturbance on the distribution of Hapalemur. Folia Primatol 75(5):331-4.

Atsalis S. 1998. Feeding ecology and aspects of life history in Microcebus rufus (Family Cheirogaleidae, Order Primates). PhD dissertation, City University of New York.

Ankel-Simons F. 2007. Primate anatomy: an introduction, third edition. San Diego: Elsevier. 724p.

Bergey C, Patel ER. 2008. A preliminary vocal repertoire of the greater bamboo lemur (Prolemur simus): classification and contexts. Nexus 1(1):69-84.

Dolch R, Fiely JL, Ndriamiary J-N, Rafalimandimby J, Randriamampionona R, Engberg SE, Louis Jr EE. 2008. Confirmation of the greater bamboo lemur, Prolemur simus, north of the Torotorofotsy wetlands, eastern Madagascar. Lemur News 13:14-7.

Garbutt N. 1999. Mammals of Madagascar. Sussex: Pica Pr.

Godfrey L, Vuillaume-Randriamanantena M. 1986. Hapalemur simus: endangered lemur once widespread. Prim Conserv 7:92-6.

Godfrey LR, Simons EL, Jungers WL, DeBlieux DD, Chatrath P. 2004. New discovery of subfossil Hapalemur simus, the greater bamboo lemur, in western Madagascar. Lemur News 9:9-11.

Groves C. 2005. Order primates. In: Wilson DE, Reeder DM, editors. Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference, third edition, volume 1. Baltimore (MD): Johns Hopkins U Pr. p111-84.

Groves C. 2001. Primate taxonomy. Washington DC: Smithsonian Inst Pr. 350 p.

Konstant WR, Ganzhorn JR, Johnson S. 2005. Greater bamboo lemur, Prolemur simus (Gray, 1871). In: Mittermeier RA, Valladares-Pádua, Rylands AB, Eudey AA, Butynski TM, Ganzhorn JU, Kormos R, Agular JM, Walker S, editors. Primates in peril: the world's 25 most endangered primates 2004-2006. Washington, D.C.: IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group. p12-3.

Meier B, Albignac R, Peyriéras A, Rumpler Y, Wright P. 1987. A new species of Hapalemur (Primates) from south east Madagascar. Folia Primatol 48(3-4):211-5.

Meier B, Rumpler Y. 1987. Preliminary survey of Hapalemur simus and of a new species of Hapalemur in eastern Betsileo, Madagascar. Prim Conserv 8:40-3.

Mittermeier RA, Konstant WR, Hawkins F, Louis EE, Landgrand O, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Ganzhorn JU, Rajaobelina S, Tattersall I, Meyers DM. 2006. Lemurs of Madagascar, second edition. Washington, D.C.:Conservation Int.

Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Long Y, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortés-Ortiz L, Schwitzer C. 2009. Primates in peril: the world's 25 most endangered primates, 2008-2010. Arlington(VA): IUCN/SSC PSG, IPS, Conservation Intl.

Mutschler T, Tan CL. 2003. Hapalemur, bamboo or gentle lemurs. In: Goodman SM, Benstead JP, editors. The natural history of Madagascar. Chicago: U Chicago Pr. p1324-9.

Tan CL. 2000. Behavior and ecology of three sympatric bamboo lemur species (genus Hapalemur) in Ranomafana national Park, Madagascar. PhD dissertation, State University of New York, Stony Brook. Tan CL. 2006. Behavior and ecology of gentle lemurs (Genus Hapalemur). In: Gould L, Sauther ML, editors. Lemurs: ecology and adaptation. New York: Springer. p 369-81.

Tan CL. 1999. Group composition, home range size, and diet of three sympatric bamboo lemur species (Genus Hapalemur) in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Int J Primatol 20(4):547-66.

Weigl R. 2005. Longevity of mammals in captivity; from the living collections of the world. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung. 214p.

Wright PC, Johnson SE, Irwin MT, Jacobs R, Schlichting P, Lehman S, Louis Jr EE, Arrigo-Nelson SJ, Raharison J-L, Rafalirarison RR, Razafindratsita V, Ratsimbazafy J, Ratelolahy FJ, Dolch R, Tan C. 2008. The crisis of critically endangered greater bamboo lemur (Prolemur simus). Prim Conserv 23:5-17.

Wright PC, Larney E, Louis Jr. EE, Dolch R, Rafaliarison RR. 2009. Greater bamboo lemur. In: Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Long Y, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortés-Ortiz L, Schwitzer, editors. Primates in peril: the world's 25 most endangered primates, 2008-2010. Arlington(VA): IUCN/SSC PSG, IPS, Conservation Int. p 11-4.

Yamashita N, Vinyard CJ, Tan CL. 2009. Food mechanical properties in three sympatric species of Hapalemur in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Am J Primatol 139(3):368-81.

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