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SPECIES Macaca fuscata

Author:Blyth, 1875.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 44: 6.
Common Name:Japanese Macaque
Type Locality:Japan.
Distribution:Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and adjacent small islands (Japan); Yaku Isl (Ryukyu Isls, Japan).
Status:CITES Appendix II; U.S. ESA Threatened; IUCN Endangered as M. f. yakui, otherwise Data Deficient.
Comments:M. mulatta species group. Includes speciosus F. Cuvier, 1825 (not speciosa Blyth, 1875) which was suppressed by Opinion 920 of the International Commision on Zoological Nomenclature (1970); see Fooden (1976).
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SUBSPECIES fuscata

SUBSPECIES yakui

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