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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Northern pig-tailed macaque

Binomial name: Macaca leonina, Edward Blyth, 1863

The northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Traditionally, it has been considered a subspecies of M. nemestrina. In India, it is found in south of the Brahmaputra River, in the northeastern part of the country. Its range in India extends from Assam and Meghalaya to eastern Aruanchal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. A detailed report on the ecology and behaviour of northern pig-tailed macaque has been published recently.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Primates
Family
Cercopithecidae
Genus
Macaca
Species
Macaca leonina

Common names

  • English:
    • Northern pig-tailed macaque
    • Northern pigtail macaque

Synonyms

  • Macaca blythii, Reginald Innes Pocock (1931)
  • Macaca indochinensis, Cecil Boden Kloss (1919)
  • Macaca insulana, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr (1906)
  • Macaca adusta, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr (1906)
  • Macaca coininus, Cecil Boden Kloss (1903)
  • Macaca andamanensis, Edward Bartlett (1869)

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Macaca leonina
Northern pig-tailed macaque - Khao Yai
Macaca leonina
Northern pig-tailed macaque - Khao Yai
Northern pig-tailed macaque distribution

Range Map

Range map of Macaca leonina in Thailand