NamingThe eastern lesser bamboo lemur , also known as the gray bamboo lemur, eastern gray bamboo lemur, or gray gentle lemur, was the original species described in 1795.
Gilbert's bamboo lemur , also known as Gilbert's gentle lemur or Beanamalao bamboo lemur, was described as a subspecies in 2007, but was raised to species status in 2008. In 2010, it was returned to subspecies status. It is known only from the area of Ranomafana-Kianjavato in Madagascar.
The Ranomafana bamboo lemur , or Ranomafana gentle lemur, is the third subspecies.
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