White-thighed surili

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White-thighed surili[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Presbytis
Species: P. siamensis
Binomial name
Presbytis siamensis
(Müller & Schlegel, 1838)
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White-thighed surili range

The white-thighed surili (Presbytis siamensis) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to the Thai-Malay Peninsula, the Riau Archipelago and Sumatra.[2] Four subspecies, siamensis (nominate), cana, paenulata and rhionis, are recognized here,[1] but the taxonomy is disputed and in need of a review,[2][3] and it has included P. natunae as a subspecies, or alternatively both have been considered subspecies of P. femoralis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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 c Nijman, V.; Geissman, T. & Meijaard, E. (2008). "Presbytis siamensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 
  3. ^ Brandon-Jones, D., Eudey, A. A., Geissmann, T., Groves, C. P., Melnick, D. J., Morales, J. C., Shekelle, M. and Stewart, C.-B. 2004. Asian primate classification. International Journal of Primatology 25(1): 97-164.