Siberut macaque

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Siberut macaque[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Macaca
Species: M. siberu
Binomial name
Macaca siberu
Fuentes & Olson, 1995
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Siberut Macaque range

The Siberut macaque (Macaca siberu) is a vulnerable species of macaque, which is endemic to Siberut Island in Indonesia.[1] It was formerly considered conspecific with M. pagensis (which is overall paler), but this arrangement is polyphyletic.[3] Both were formerly considered subspecies of M. nemestrina.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Whittaker, D. & Mittermeier, R. A. (2008). Macaca siberu. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 January 2009.
  3. ^ Roos, C., T. Zieglerb, J. K. Hodgesb, H. Zischlera, and C. Abegg (2003). "Molecular phylogeny of Mentawai macaques: taxonomic and biogeographic implications". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 29 (1): 139–150. doi:10.1016/S1055-7903(03)00076-9. PMID 12967615.