Laotian langur

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Laotian langur[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Trachypithecus
Species group: T. francoisi
Species: T. laotum
Binomial name
Trachypithecus laotum
(Thomas, 1911)
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Laotian langur range

The Laotian langur or white-browed black langur (Trachypithecus laotum) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to Laos. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2] Genetically the Indochinese black and Hatinh langurs are very close to the Laotian langur, and consequently it has been suggested they should be considered subspecies of it.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 Timmins, R. J. & Boonratana, R. (2008). "Trachypithecus laotum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009. 
  3. ^ Roos, C. 2004. Molecular evolution and systematics of Vietnamese primates. In: Nadler, T., U. Streicher, and Ha Thang Long (eds). Conservation of Primates in Vietnam: 23-28.
  4. ^ Roos, C., T. Nadler, Y. P. Zhang, H. Zischler. 2001. Molecular evolution and distribution of the superspecies Trachypithecus [francoisi]. Folia Primatol. 72: 181-182.