Mentawai langur

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mentawai langur[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Presbytis
Species: P. potenziani
Binomial name
Presbytis potenziani
(Bonaparte, 1856)
Mentawai Langur area.png
Mentawai langur range

The Mentawai langur (Presbytis potenziani) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to the Mentawai Islands in Indonesia.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[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. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Whittaker, D. & Mittermeier, R. A. (2008). "Presbytis potenziani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009.