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Rhinopithecus


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  • Variants

    • Presbytiscus
    • Snub-nosed langurs
    • Snub-nosed monkeys
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  • Sources

    • found: The natural history of the doucs and snub-nosed monkeys, c1998:p. 1 (snub-nosed monkeys (genus Rhinopithecus)) p. 3 (recognizes generic distinction between Rhinopithecus and Pygathrix, the subgeneric distinction of the Chinese species of snub-nosed monkeys as Rhinopithecus (Rhinopithecus), the subgeneric distinction of the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey as Rhinopithecus (Presbytiscus), and 4 species of Rhinopithecus: Rhinopithecus (Presbytiscus) avunculus for the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus (Rhinopithecus) roxellana for the golden or Sichuan snub-nosed monkey, R. (R.) bieti for the Yunnan or Biet's snub-nosed monkey, and R. (R.) brelichi for the Guizhou or Brelich's snub-nosed monkey)
    • found: Mammal species of the world via WWW, May 15, 2003(Rhinopithecus, synonym for Pygathrix)
    • found: Walker mam. world, 1999:v. 1, p. 597 (Genus Rhinopithecus. Snub-nosed Langurs. Groves considered Rhinopithecus note more than subgenerically distinct from Pygathrix...However exhaustive analyses...have supported validity of generic status)
    • found: Groves, C. Primate taxonomy, 2001:p. 286 (Genus Rhinopithecus, Snub-nosed monkeys. I placed Rhinopithecus in Pygatrix as a subgenus, but Jablonski and Peng (1993) argues strongly for its recognition as a full genus. This course is followed here.)
    • found: Corbet world list mam. species:p. 99-100 (Pygathrix (Rhinopithecus). Subfamily Colobinae. 4 species: P. avunculus, P. brelichi, P. nemaeus (nigripes), P. roxellana (bieti))
    • found: Web. 3(snub-nosed langur or snub-nosed monkey: any of several rather large langurs (genus Rhinopithecus) of western China and Tibet that are distinguished by a large fleshy upturned nose)
  • LC Classification

    • QL737.P93
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2003-06-02: revised
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