Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites (Blyth, 1847)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Grey Langur (southern), Hanuman Langur of Sri Lanka
French Houleman Langur, Langur gris
Pithecus entellus thersites (Phillips, 1935)
Presbytis entellus thersites (Blyth, 1847)
Presbytis thersites (Kelaart, 1852)
Presytis priamus (Keelart, 1812)
Presytis thersites (Pocock, 1939)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Nameer, P., Nekaris, A. & Molur, S.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
The subspecies is listed as Endangered as in Sri Lanka, there has been a drastic decline in habitat (>50% in the last 30 years), and there is more than 50% and is predicted to decline at the same rate in the future also due to habitat loss and hunting.
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Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Nameer, P., Nekaris, A. & Molur, S. 2008. Semnopithecus priam ssp. thersites. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T39841A10275793. . Downloaded on 20 June 2018.
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