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Trachypithecus pileatus (capped leaf monkey; Capped Langur)

Wikipedia Abstract

The capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China, India, and Myanmar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. There are four recognized subspecies of this lutung: \n* Trachypithecus pileatus pileatus \n* Trachypithecus pileatus durga \n* Trachypithecus pileatus brahma \n* Trachypithecus pileatus tenebricus
View Wikipedia Record: Trachypithecus pileatus


Trachypithecus pileatus brahma (Buff-bellied Capped Langur)
Trachypithecus pileatus pileatus (Blond-bellied Capped Langur)
Trachypithecus pileatus tenebricus (Tenebrous Capped Langur)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 1.98
EDGE Score: 2.48


Adult Weight [1]  25.243 lbs (11.45 kg)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Plants [2]  70 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Maximum Longevity [1]  25 years


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park II 421336 Myanmar  
Namdapha National Park II   Arunachal Pradesh, India
Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve VI 688326 Cambodia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Sepahijala Zoological Park

Range Map


Southern Asia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3The Diet of the Capped Langur (Presbytis pileata) in a Moist Deciduous Forest in Bangladesh, Craig B. Stanford, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1991
4Feeding Ecology of Trachypithecus pileatus in India, G. S. Solanki & Awadhesh Kumar & B. K. Sharma, Int J Primatol (2008) 29:173–182
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License