Maroon leaf monkey

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Maroon leaf monkey[1]
Red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda).jpg
Gomantong, Borneo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Presbytis
Species: P. rubicunda
Binomial name
Presbytis rubicunda
(Müller, 1838)
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Maroon leaf monkey range

The maroon langur, maroon leaf monkey, or red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found on the southeast Asian island of Borneo and the nearby smaller Karimata. P. rubicunda mostly live in forests at altitudes below 2,000 m. They feed on leaves (36%), .[2]


  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. 172. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Nijman, V. & Meijaard, E. (2008). "Presbytis rubicunda". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2008-12-12.