White-thighed surili

White-thighed surili

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Presbytis siamensis

The white-thighed surili is a species of primate from the family of old world monkeys . This species lives arboreal amongst the sub-montane forests. It is endemic to the Thai-Malay Peninsula, the Riau Archipelago and Sumatra. In addition, the white-thighed surili contain four subspecies: siamensis, cana, paenulata and rhionis, are recognized here. Furthermore, they are characterized by the white patches located on the outside of their legs, which is what gives them their name. Additionally, they can be referred to as pale-thighed langur/surili. These primates are an important species for the diversity of forest environments in the Malaysian area.

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White-thighed surili habitat map

References

1. White-thighed surili Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-thighed_surili
2. White-thighed surili on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/18134/17953755

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