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Collared Lemur (Eulemur collaris) Fact Sheet: Distribution & Habitat


  • Southeastern Madagascar (from Andriaholinirina et al. 2014)
    • Southern limit
      • Ambatotsirongorongo transitional forest, southwest of Tôlagnaro
    • Northern limit
      • Populations reach the Mananara River
        • River serves as a boundary between this species and Eulemur cinereiceps; except for isolated populations at Midongy du Sud National Park and Vohipaho
    • Western limit
      • Forests of the Kalambatritra region


  • Forest inhabitant (from Mittermeier et al. 2010 unless otherwise noted)
    • Littoral forests (Donati et al. 2007a)
    • Tropical moist lowland forests
    • Montane forests
  • Elevation range (from Andriaholinirina et al. 2014)
    • 0-1,875 m (0-6,152 ft)

Distribution Map

 Collared lemur distribution map

Collared lemur distribution.

Adapted from according to IUCN fact sheet. Click here or on map for detailed distribution (IUCN).

Page Citations

Andriaholinirina et al. (2014)
Donati et al. (2007a)
Mittermeier et al. (2010)

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