Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
brown lemur C. Michael Hogan, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
Common brown lemur IUCN Red List, Paleobiology Database Trusted
Prolemur simus Eduard Solà Trusted


Name Sources Status
Lèmur bru Eduard Solà Trusted


Name Sources Status
Bruine maki of zwartkopmaki uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
Ruskomäki Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Maki brun IUCN Red List Trusted
Maki, Lémur de Mayotte Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted


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