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Indochinese lutung

Binomial name: Trachypithecus germaini, Henri Milne-Edwards, 1876

The Indochinese lutung (Trachypithecus germaini) is a lutung native to Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The Old World monkey was previously included in Trachypithecus cristatus and Trachypithecus villosus.

Two subspecies are recognized:

  • Trachypithecus germaini germaini
  • Trachypithecus germaini caudalis

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Scientific classification

Trachypithecus germaini

Common names

  • English:
    • Silvered langur
    • Silvered leaf monkey
    • Silvered monkey
    • Silvery lutung
  • French: Budeng


  • Trachypithecus ultima, Elliot (Multiple authors) (1910)
  • Trachypithecus pullata, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas & Robert Charles Wroughton (1909)
  • Trachypithecus rutledgii, John Anderson (1878)
  • Trachypithecus pruinosus, Anselme GaĆ«tan Desmarest (1822)
  • Presbytis cristata

Conservation status

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Indochinese lutung, Trachypithecus germaini in Thailand

Range map of Trachypithecus germaini in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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