Amber Mountain fork-marked lemur

Amber Mountain fork-marked lemur
Amber Mountain fork-marked lemur
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cheirogaleidae
Genus: Phaner
Species: P. electromontis
Binomial name
Phaner electromontis
Groves and Tattersall, 1991[2]
Amber Mountain fork-marked lemur range

The Amber Mountain fork-marked lemur (Phaner electromontis), or Montagne d'Ambre fork-crowned lemur, is a small primate, and like the other lemurs can only be found on the island of Madagascar. The species is named after the Amber Mountain National Park where they are found.


  1. ^ Andrainarivo, C., Andriaholinirina, V. N., Feistner, A., Felix, T., Ganzhorn, J., Garbutt, N., Golden, C., Konstant, B., Louis Jr., E., Meyers, D., Mittermeier, R. A., Perieras, A., Princee, F., Rabarivola, J. C., Rakotosamimanana, B., Rasamimanana, H., Ratsimbazafy, J., Raveloarinoro, G., Razafimanantsoa, A., Rumpler, Y., Schwitzer, C., Thalmann, U., Wilmé, L. & Wright, P. (2008). Phaner electromontis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 1 January 2009.
  2. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M, eds. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 114. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.