Presbytis melalophos ssp. melalophos


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Presbytis melalophos ssp. melalophos
Species Authority: (Raffles, 1821)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Yellow-handed Mitered Langur

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 Near Threatened as much of the range of this subspecies remains forested and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to be considered threatened at this time. Trade is less of a problem for this subspecies, yet habitat conversion will be an increasing consideration in the future. Populations of this subspecies are in the stronghold for the species. Because forest loss continues it could in the future reach a level of population decline significant to qualify for Vulnerable under criterion A2cd.

Geographic Range [top]

Indonesia (Sumatera)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Nijman, V. & Manullang, B. 2008. Presbytis melalophos ssp. melalophos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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