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SPECIES Nomascus concolor

Author:Harlan, 1826.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, ser. 5, 4: 231.
Common Name:Black Crested Gibbon
Type Locality:Vietnam, Tonkin.
Distribution:E of the Mekong River, and a small enclave W of the Mekong, in S Yunnan (China), N and WC Laos, and in Vietnam to Red River; and an isolated region round Ban Nam Khueung, Laos.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Critically Endangered as N. c. furvogaster, N. c. jingdongensis, and N. nasutus, Endangered as N. c. concolor and N. c. lu.
Comments:Does not include hainanus, see Groves (2001c). The status of nasutus is unclear; it may be a senior synonym for hainanus.
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SUBSPECIES concolor

SUBSPECIES furvogaster

SUBSPECIES jingdongensis

SUBSPECIES lu

SUBSPECIES nasutus

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