Southern plains gray langur

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Southern plains gray langur[1]
Southern Plains Gray Langurs India 1.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Semnopithecus
Species: S. dussumieri
Binomial name
Semnopithecus dussumieri
(I. Geoffroy, 1843)
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Southern Plains Gray Langur range
Synonyms
  • achates (Pocock, 1928)
  • anchises (Blyth, 1844)
  • elissa (Pocock, 1928)
  • iulus (Pocock, 1928)
  • priamellus (Pocock, 1928)

The southern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in south west and west central India.[1] Commonly known as Hanuman langur, this is the most widely found species of langur in India. Typical habitat includes rural and forested areas. However, they can be seen in several cities as well. They usually reside and forage in groups.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 174. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Groves, C. P. & Chhangani, A. (2008). Semnopithecus dussumieri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 January 2009.