Javan surili

Javan surili

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Presbytis comata

The Javan surili is an endangered species of Old World monkey endemic to the western half of Java, Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot. Other common names by which it is known by include gray, grizzled or Sunda Island surili; grizzled or stripe-crested langur; Javan grizzled langur; grizzled, Java or Javan leaf monkey; langur gris. There are two subspecies of the Javan surili: Presbytis comata comata - Occurs in western Java Presbytis comata fredericae - Occurs in central Java This colobine species has a sacculated stomach to assist the breakdown in the cellulose from the leaves it feeds on. It has a small, slender face and tail, and large round stomachs. Its coloring ranges from dark gray to white. Leaf monkeys tend to be active during the day, spending up to 5 hours grooming themselves.

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Javan surili habitat map

References

1. Javan surili Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Javan_surili
2. Javan surili on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/18125/17955175

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