Macaca assamensis ssp. assamensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Macaca assamensis ssp. assamensis
Species Authority: M'Clelland, 1840
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Eastern Assamese Macaque

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Boonratana, R., Chalise, M., Das, J., Htun, S. & Timmins, R.J.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Near Threatened as the population reduction in India is estimated to be less than 30%, while for China and Myanmar it is estimated to be more than 30%. However, since much of the population exists within India, the taxon is assessed as Near Threatened as it almost qualifies as threatened under criterion A2.
2000 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Boonratana, R., Chalise, M., Das, J., Htun, S. & Timmins, R.J. 2008. Macaca assamensis ssp. assamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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