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SPECIES Trachypithecus (Trachypithecus) poliocephalus

Author:Pousargues, 1898.
Citation:Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 4: 319.
Common Name:White-headed Langur
Type Locality:Vietnam, Cat Ba Isl (restricted by Brandon-Jones, 1995).
Distribution:Cat Ba Isl (Vietnam); Guangxi (China).
Status:CITES – Appendix II; U.S. ESA– Endangered as included in T. francoisi; IUCN – Critically Endangered as T. p. poliocephalus and T. p. leucocephalus.
Comments:T. francoisi species group. Considered a species separate from francoisi by Brandon-Jones (1995). Subspecies leucocephalus was considered to be a partially albinistic population of francoisi by Brandon-Jones (1995), but (provisionally) a subspecies of poliocephalus by Groves (2001c).


SUBSPECIES poliocephalus

SUBSPECIES leucocephalus


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