Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. monticola
Species Authority: (Kelaart, 1850)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Bear Monkey, Montane Purple-faced Langur, Purple-faced Langur, Purple-faced Leaf Monkey

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd+3cd+4cd; B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Dittus, W., Molur, S. & Nekaris, A.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This species is listed as Endangered as it is believed to have undergone a decline of more than 50% over the last 3 generations (36 years, given a generation length of 12 years) due to a combination of habitat loss and hunting and is predicted to decline at the same rate over the next three generations. Its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Endangered (EN)
2000 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Dittus, W., Molur, S. & Nekaris, A. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. monticola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T39843A10276071. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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