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Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. nestor

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA PRIMATES CERCOPITHECIDAE

Scientific Name: Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. nestor
Species Authority: (Bennett, 1833)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English North Lowland Wetzone Purple-faced Langur, Purple-faced Langur, Purple-faced Leaf Monkey, Western Purple-faced Langur

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A2cd+3cd+4cd 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)
Justification:
This species is listed as Critically Endangered as it is believed to have undergone a decline of more than 80% over the 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.
History:
2004 Critically Endangered
2000 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Dittus, W., Molur, S. & Nekaris, A. 2008. Trachypithecus vetulus ssp. nestor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.
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