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Lepilemur ruficaudatus (Lesser Weasel Lemur) is a species of primates in the family sportive lemurs. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is found in the Afrotropics. Lesser Weasel Lemur is a solitary, nocturnal omnivore. Individuals can grow to 779 g. Reproduction is dioecious.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/8488/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lesser Weasel Lemur. View this species on GBIF