Phayre's Leaf Monkey

Taxobox
name = Phayre's Leaf MonkeyMSW3 Groves|pages=178]


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status = EN
trend = unknown
status_system = iucn3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Primates
familia = Cercopithecidae
genus = "Trachypithecus"
species_group = "T. obscurus"
species = "T. phayrei"
binomial = "Trachypithecus phayrei"
binomial_authority = (Blyth, 1847)

Phayre's Leaf Monkey ("Trachypithecus phayrei"), also known as Phayre's Langur, is a species of Langur found in Southeast Asia. The species epitheton commedorates Arthur Purves Phayre.

The species used to be earlier called "Presbytis phayrei". The distribution includes Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, China, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

They are mostly arboreal and feed on leaves of a large number of tree species. A study in Tripura, India found the principal food tree species to be "Albizzia procera", "Melocanna bambusoides", "Callicarpa arborea", "Dillenia pentagyna", "Litsea sp.", "Albizzia lebbek", "Mikania scandens", "Gmelina arborea", "Artocarpus chaplasha", "Syzygium fruticosum", "Ficus fistulosa", "Ficus racemosa", "Ficus hispida", "Ficus indica". "Macaranga denticulata" and "Albizzia stipulata". [Gupta, A. K. (2005) Dietary differences between two groups of Phayre's Langur "Trachypithecus phayrei" in Tripura, India: Responses to food abundance and human disturbance. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 102(1):3-9]

There are three accepted subspecies of this lutung:
*"Trachypithecus phayrei phayrei"
*"Trachypithecus phayrei crepusculus"
*"Trachypithecus phayrei shanicus"

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