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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Colobinae — douc.


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  • There are several large mammals of conservation significance in this ecoregion, including the endangered douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus), red-cheeked gibbon (Hylobates gabriellae), and pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) and potentially the tiger (Panthera tigris).

    Southern Vietnam lowland dry forests

  • Four of the primate taxa endemic to Indochina are represented: Semnopithecus francoisi, Pygathrix nemaeus, Hylobates leucognis and Nyctibeus coucang.

    Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

  • Nevertheless, it still harbors several mammals and birds of conservation significance, including the Owston's banded civet (Hemigalus owstoni), white-cheeked gibbon (Hylobates leucogenys), red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus), and Francois's leaf monkey (Semnopithecus francoisi).

    Northern Vietnam lowland rain forests

  • The douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus, EN) is a primate species found in Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

    Biological diversity in Indo-Burma

  • A new subspecies of douc langur, Pygathrix nemaeus cinereus ssp. nov.

    Biological diversity in Indo-Burma

  • Family Species Tupaiidae* Dendrogale murina* Muridae Maxomys moi Cercopithecidae Pygathrix nemaeus An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests

  • MoC (1991) notes 170 vertebrate species and lists ten mammals and two fish, including notable species as giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca (EN), lesser panda Ailurus fulgens (VU), golden snub-nosed monkey Pygathrix roxellanae roxellanae (VU), rhesus monkey Macaca mulatta, Szechwan takin Budorcas taxicolor thibetana (VU) mainland serow Capricornis sumatraensis (VU), common goral Nemorhaedus goral, tufted deer Elaphodus cephalophus, forest musk deer Moschus berezovskii and white-lipped deer Cervus albirostris (VU).

    Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

  • In just the last 12 years, six large mammal species were discovered in the hotspot, five of them in the Annamite Mountains: the saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis, EN), large-antlered muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis), Annamite muntjac (M. truongsonensis), grey-shanked douc (Pygathrix cinerea) and Annamite striped rabbit (Nesolagus timminsi).

    Biological diversity in Indo-Burma

  • Family Species Cercopithecidae Semnopithecus francoisi Hylobatidae Hylobates gabriellae Bovidae* Pseudoryx nghetinhensis* Cervidae* Megamuntiacus vuquangensis* Cervidae* Muntiacus truongsonensis* Cervidae* Muntiacus (Buhouang muntjak) * Cercopithecidae Pygathrix nemaeus An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion

    Northern Annamites rain forests

  • Pygathrix cinerea), a monkey ranked as one of the world's 25 most endangered primates, in Vietnam. News


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