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SPECIES Macaca silenus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 26.
Common Name:Lion-tailed Macaque
Type Locality:"Ceylon" India, Western Ghats; see Osman Hill (1974:652).
Distribution:SW India, Western Ghats.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered.
Comments:M. nemestrina species group.
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Synonyms:

    albibarbatus (Kerr, 1792)
    ferox (Shaw, 1792)
    veter (Audebert, 1798)
    vetulus (Erxleben, 1777)

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