Microebus: A Primate Animal Analysis

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The taxonomical classification for the genus Microebus is a hotly debated topic in the world of primate ecologists. The genus is seen as extremely fluid and since the year 2000, the scientific community has witnessed ten new species added to the mouse lemur species (Rylands, 2007). Currently, the total number of different mouse lemur species stands at eighteen (DLC, 2015). The significance of these species discoveries lays in the fact that it is rare for any new primates to be revealed. Some scientists dispute this figure due to similarities between specific species; for example, M. lokobensis is not considered a seperate species to a large number of ecologists due to its synonymy with M. mamiratra (Olivieri et al. 2007). The reason the classification

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