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Rhinopithecus avunculus (Dollman, 1912)

Tonkin snub-nosed monkey

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1912

Rediscovered in 1992

 

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Viet Nam

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Boonratana, R. and Le, X. C. 1998. Preliminary observations on the ecology and behaviour of the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus [Presbyticus] avunculus) in Northern Vietnam. In: N. G. Jablonski (ed.), The Natural History of the Doucs and Snub-nosed Monkeys, pp. 207-215. World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd., Singapore.

Dollman, G. 1912. A new snub-nosed monkey. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London 106(18): 503-504.

Groves C. 2001. Primate Taxonomy. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, USA.

Le, X. C. and Boonratana, R. 2006. A conservation action plan for the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey in Viet Nam. Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources/Primate Conservation, Inc., Hanoi, Vietnam/New York, USA.

Long, B. and Le, K. Q. 2001. An Initial Assessment of Conservation Requirements for Cham Chu, Tuyen Quang Province, including Mammal and Bird Diversity Surveys. Fauna and Flora International, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Nadler, T., Momberg, F., Nguyen Xuan Dang and Lormée, N. 2003. Vietnam Primate Conservation Status Review 2002. Part 2: Leaf Monkeys. Fauna and Flora International- Vietnam Program and Frankfurt Zoological Society, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Nadler, T., Streicher, U. and Ha Thang Long. 2004. Conservation of primates in Vietnam. Haki Publishing, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Nguyen, N. 2000. A survey of Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus avunculus) in northern Vietnam. Folia Primatologica 71(3): 157-160.

Ratajszczak, R., Dang, N. C. and Pham, N. 1992. A Survey for Tonkin Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus avunculus) in the North Vietnam. FFPS/British Airways/WWF, London, UK.

Wirth, R. 1992. Tonkin snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus avunculus) rediscovered. Asian Primates 2(2): 1-2.

Xuan Canh, L., Khac Quyet, L., Thanh Hai, D. & Boonratana, R. 2008. Rhinopithecus avunculus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T19594A8984679. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T19594A8984679.en. Downloaded on 16 February 2017.

 

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