Dusky leaf monkey

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Dusky leaf monkey[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Trachypithecus
Species: T. obscurus
Binomial name
Trachypithecus obscurus
(Reid, 1837)
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Dusky leaf monkey range

The dusky leaf monkey, spectacled langur, or spectacled leaf monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand.[2]

There are several subspecies of this lutung:[1]

  • Trachypithecus obscurus obscurus
  • Trachypithecus obscurus flavicauda
  • Trachypithecus obscurus halonifer
  • Trachypithecus obscurus carbo
  • Trachypithecus obscurus styx
  • Trachypithecus obscurus seimundi
  • Trachypithecus obscurus sactorum


  1. ^ a b Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 177. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Boonratana, R.; Traeholt, C.; Brockelmann, W. & Htun, S. (2008). "Trachypithecus obscurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009. 

External links[edit]

Data related to Trachypithecus obscurus at Wikispecies Media related to Trachypithecus obscurus at Wikimedia Commons