Presbytis melalophos ssp. sumatranus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Presbytis melalophos ssp. sumatranus
Species Authority: (Müller & Schlegel, 1841)
Parent Species:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Nijman, V. & Manullang, B.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Endangered as within the range of this subspecies approximately 50% of the forests have been degraded over the past 30 years (three generations); much deforestation was in colonial times. The forest that does remain, however, is largely degraded and much of it lies in forestry plantation. In addition, there is trade of the subspecies for the illegal pet market.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Nijman, V. & Manullang, B. 2008. Presbytis melalophos ssp. sumatranus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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