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Collared Lemur (Eulemur collaris) Fact Sheet: Bibliography & Resources


Andriaholinirina N, Baden A, Blanco M, Chikhi L, Cooke A, Davies N, Dolch R, Donati G, Ganzhorn J, Golden C et al. 2014. Eulemur collaris. In. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Gland (CH): IUCN.

AZA. 2023. Species Survival Statistics [data table report]. Chicago (IL): Lincoln Park Zoo/AZA Population Management Center; [accessed 2023 Apr 18].

Becker K. 2013. AZA regional studbook: brown lemur complex: Eulemur albifrons, Eulemur collaris, Eulemur fulvus, Eulemur rufus, Eulemur sanfordi, Eulemur fulvus hybrids. Lake Buena Vista (FL): Disney's Animal Kingdom. 179 p.

Becker K, Ferrie G. 2014. Population analysis and breeding and transfer plan: collared lemur (Eulemur collaris) AZA species survival plan Red SSP. 25 p.

Bollen A, Van Elsacker L, Ganzhorn J. 2004. Relations between fruits and disperser assemblages in the littoral forest of south-east Madagascar: a community level approach. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 20(6):599-612.

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Buettner-Janusch J, Hamilton A. 1979. Chromosomes of Lemuriformes. Part IV: karyotype evolution in Lemur fulvus collaris. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 50(3):363-365.

Campera M, Serra V, Balestri M, Barresi M, Ravaolahy M, Randriatafika F, Donati G. 2014. Effects of habitat quality and seasonality on ranging patterns of collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) in littoral forest fragments. International Journal of Primatology. 35(5):957-975.

Cuozzo F, Yamashita N. 2006. Impact of ecology on the teeth of extant lemurs: a review of dental adaptations, function, and life history. In: Gould L, Sauther M, editors. Lemurs: ecology and adaptation. New York (NY): Springer. p. 67-96.

Djlelati R, Brun B, Rumpler Y. 1997. Meiotic study of hybrids in the genus Eulemur and taxonomic considerations. American Journal of Primatology. 42(3):235-245.<235::AID-AJP6>3.0.CO;2-Y

Donati. 2002. Activity pattern of Eulemur fulvus collaris in relation to environmental variation in the littoral forest of Sainte Luce (Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar) [dissertation]. Pisa (IT): University of Pisa.

Donati G, Balestri M, Campera M, Hyde Roberts S, Račevska E, Ramanamanjato J-B, Ravoahangy A. 2020. Eulemur collaris. The IUCN red list of threatened species [Internet]. Version 2020.2; e.T8206A115562262 [species assessed 2018 Aug 28; page accessed 2020 Oct 28]. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T8206A115562262.en.

Donati G, Borgognini Tarli S. 2006. The influence of abiotic factors on cathemerality: the case of Eulemur fulvus collaris in the littoral forest of Madagascar. Folia Primatologica. 77(1-2):104-122.

Donati G, Bollen A, Borgognini Tarli S, Ganzhorn J. 2007a. Feeding over the 24-hour cycle: dietary flexibility of cathemeral collared lemurs (Eulemur collaris). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61:1237-1251.

Donati G, Ramanamanjato J-B, Ravoahangy A, Vincelette M. 2007b. Translocation as a conservation measure for endangered species in the littoral forest of southeastern Madagascar: the case of Eulemur collaris. In: Ganzhorn J, Goodman S, Vincelette M, editors. Biodiversity, ecology, and conservation of littoral ecosystems in southeastern Madagascar, Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin). Washington (DC): Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 237-246.

Donati G, Baldi N, Morelli V, Ganzhorn J, Borgognini Tarli S. 2009. Proximate cues and ultimate determinants of brown lemur cathemerality. Animal Behaviour. 77(2):317-325.

Donati G, Kesch K, Ndremifidy K, Schmidt S, Tamanamanjato J, Borgognini Tarli S, Ganzhorn J. 2011a. Better few than hungry: flexible feeding ecology of collared lemurs Eulemur collaris in littoral forest fragments. PLoS One. 6(5): e19807.

Donati G, Ricci E, Baldi N, Morelli V, Borgognini-Tarli SM. 2011b. Behavioral thermoregulation in a gregarious lemur, Eulemur collaris: effects of climatic and dietary-related factors. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 144(3):355-364.

Dutrillaux B, Rumpler Y. 1977. Chromosomal evolution in Malagasy lemurs. II. Meiosis in intra-and interspecific hybrids in the genus Lemur. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics. 18(4):197-211.

Eppley TM, Verjans E, Donati G. 2011. Coping with low-quality diets: a first account of the feeding ecology of the southern gentle lemur, Hapalemur meridionalis, in the Mandena littoral forest, southeast Madagascar. Primates. 52(1):7-13.

Group APTA. 2013. Eulemur care manual. Silver Spring (MD): Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 112 p.

Hill O. 1953. Primates: comparative anatomy and taxonomy: Strepsirhini. New York (NY): Interscience Publishers, Inc. 798 p.

Hovarth J, Weisrock D, Embry S, Fiorentino I, Balhoff J, Kappeler P, Wray G, Willard H, Yoder A. 2008. Development and application of a phylogenomic toolkit: resolving the evolutionary history of Madagascar's lemurs. Genome Research. 18(3):489-499.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System Database (ITIS). 2015. Eulemur collaris (E. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812). [updated 2015 Jan 5; accessed 2014 Feb 12]. ITIS. 2015.

Johnson S. 2006. Evolutionary divergence in the brown lemur species complex. In: Gould L, Sauther M, editors. Lemurs: ecology and adaptation. New York (NY): Springer. p. 187-210.

Johnson SE, Lei R, Martin SK, Irwin MT, Louis EE. 2008. Does Eulemur cinereiceps exist? Preliminary evidence from genetics and ground surveys in southeastern Madagascar. Am J Primatol. 70(4):372-85.

Karpanty S. 2006. Direct and indirect impacts of raptors predation on lemurs of Southeastern Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology. 27(1):239-261. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-005-9008-x

Lazdane K, Broll A, Theisinger O, Bearder SK, Donati G. 2014. A preliminary assessment of nematode infections in Eulemur collaris (Geoffroy, 1812) (Mammalia: Lemuridae) in remnant fragments of Malagasy littoral forest. Italian Journal of Zoology. 81(3): 374-380.

Markolf M, Rakotonirina H, Fichtel C, von Grumbkow P, Brameier M, Kappeler PM. 2013. True lemurs...true species - species delimitation using multiple data sources in the brown lemur complex. BMC Evol Biol. 13:233.

Mittermeier R, Louis EE, Richardson M, Schwitzer C, Lagrand O, Rylands AB, Hawkins F, Rajaobelina S, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Roos C, Kappeler PM, Mackinnon J. 2010. Lemurs of Madagascar. Washington (DC): Conservation International. 767 p.

Mutschler T. 1999. Folivory in a Small-Bodied Lemur. In: Rakotosamimanana B, Rasamimanana H, Ganzhorn J, Goodman S, editors. New Directions in Lemur Studies. Springer US. p. 221-239.

Pastorini J, Forstner MRJ, Martin RD. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships among Lemuridae (Primates): evidence from mtDNA. Journal of Human Evolution. 43(4):463-478.

Schwitzer C, Mittermeier R, Louis E, Richardson M. 2013. Family Lemuridae (bamboo, true, and ruffed lemurs). In: Mittermeier R, Rylands A, Wilson D, editors. Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 3. Barcelona (ES): Lynx Edicions. p. 90-141.

UNEP. 2019. Species+: Eulemur collaris [online database]. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP [compiled by UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK]. [accessed 2019 Jul 25].

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Yoder A, Yang Z. 2004. Divergence dates for Malagasy lemurs estimated from multiple gene loci: geological and evolutionary context. Molecular Ecology. 13(4):757-773.

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