Macaca fascicularis ssp. umbrosus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Macaca fascicularis ssp. umbrosus
Species Authority: (Miller, 1902)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Crab-eating Macaque, Long-tailed Macaque, Nicobar Long-tailed Macaque
Macaca fascicularis subspecies umbrosa (Miller, 1902) [orth. error]
Macacus umbrosa Miller, 1902

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Ong, P. & Richardson, M.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies is listed as Vulnerable as although Molur et al. (2003) estimated about 4,800 individuals of M. f. umbrosa, nothing is known about the status following the December 2004 tsunami. The islands of Katchall and Little Nicobar were submerged during the tsunami, and it is believed to have affected the habitat of this taxon. The population is currently believed to be stable, although the construction of roads on Katchall Island and Great Nicobar Island, as well as hunting, may be having an impact.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Near Threatened (NT)
2000 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
India (Nicobar Is.)
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Ong, P. & Richardson, M. 2008. Macaca fascicularis ssp. umbrosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T39791A10257717. . Downloaded on 28 May 2016.
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