Semnopithecus priam ssp. priam


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Semnopithecus priam ssp. priam
Species Authority: Blyth, 1844
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Madras Gray Langur
Semnopithecus entellus subspecies priam Blyth, 1844

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Molur, S., Singh, M. & Kumar, A.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Near Threatened as although the species is safe in a few habitats in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the situation in Andhra Pradesh is not as secure. Although there is population decline, the rates are not high enough to qualify for Vulnerable under criterion A.
2000 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Molur, S., Singh, M. & Kumar, A. 2008. Semnopithecus priam ssp. priam. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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