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Dusky leaf monkey

Binomial name: Trachypithecus obscurus, Reid, 1837

The dusky leaf monkey, spectacled langur, or spectacled leaf monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Primates
Family
Cercopithecidae
Genus
Trachypithecus
Species
Trachypithecus obscurus

Common names

  • English:
    • Dusky langur
    • Dusky leaf monkey
    • Spectacled langur
    • Spectacled leaf monkey
  • Spanish: Langur obscuro
  • French: Semnopithèque obscur

Subspecies

  • Trachypithecus obscurus carbo, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas & Robert Charles Wroughton

    Common name: 1909

  • Trachypithecus obscurus flavicauda, Daniel Giraud Elliot, 1910

  • Trachypithecus obscurus halonifer, Theodore Edward Cantor, 1845

  • Trachypithecus obscurus obscurus, Reid, 1837

  • Trachypithecus obscurus sanctorum, Daniel Giraud Elliot, 1910

  • Trachypithecus obscurus seimundi, Frederick Nutter Chasen, 1940

  • Trachypithecus obscurus styx, Cecil Boden Kloss, 1911

Synonyms

  • Trachypithecus corax, Reginald Innes Pocock (1934)
  • Trachypithecus ruhei, Knottnerus Meyer (1933)
  • Trachypithecus smithii, Cecil Boden Kloss (1916)
  • Trachypithecus corvus, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr (1913)
  • Trachypithecus leucomystax, Hermann Schlegel & Salomon Müller (1841)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Dusky leaf monkey
Dusky leaf monkey
Trachypithecus obscurus
Dusky leaf monkey with baby
Dusky leaf monkey babies
Dusky leaf monkey

Range Map

Distribution map of Dusky leaf monkey, Trachypithecus obscurus in Thailand
Range map of Trachypithecus obscurus in Thailand