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Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA PRIMATES CERCOPITHECIDAE

Scientific Name: Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites
Species Authority: (Blyth, 1847)
Parent Species:
Common Name/s:
English Grey Langur (southern)
Synonym/s:
Semnopithecus entellus subspecies thersites (Blyth, 1847)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Nameer, P., Nekaris, A. & Molur, S.
Reviewer/s: Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Justification:
The subspecies is listed as Endangered as in Sri Lanka, there has been a drastic decline in habitat (>50% in the last 30 years), and there is more than 50% and is predicted to decline at the same rate in the future also due to habitat loss and hunting.
History:
2000 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Nameer, P., Nekaris, A. & Molur, S. 2008. Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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