Phayre's leaf monkey

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Phayre's leaf monkey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Trachypithecus
T. phayrei
Binomial name
Trachypithecus phayrei
(Blyth, 1847)[2]
Phayre's leaf monkey range

The Phayre's leaf langur (Trachypithecus phayrei), also known as Phayre's monkey, is a species of Lutung native to Southeast Asia including Northeast India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and China. It spends most of life in trees and feeds on leaves of many tree species.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bleisch, B.; Brockelman, W.; Timmins, R. J.; Nadler, T.; Thun, S.; Das, J. & Yongcheng, L. (2020). "Trachypithecus phayrei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T22040A17960739. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
  2. Groves, Colin (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 178. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.