Macaca nigrescens | Gorontalo Macaque

 

Good spot: Sulawesi, Indonesia

Primatology

 

Taxonomy

Macaca cyclopis is a monotypic species (no subspecies).

 

Occurrence

Central mountain range and peripheral lowland forest remnants in Taiwan

 

IUCN Conservation Status

Least Concern

 

Besides humans, Formosan Rock Macaque is the only native primate living in Taiwan. Introduced populations have become established at four localities in Japan: Oshima (south of Tokyo), Nojima (south of Nagoya), Wakayama prefecture (south of Osaka, where it has hybridized with Japanese Macaque), and the Shimokita Peninsula (northern Honshu) [1].

 

 

 

Seeing this Species

 

Taiwan

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Probability of Success

 

Overlapping species

 

 

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Local contacts

 

 

 

 

 

References

[1] Fooden J. and Wu H.Y., 2001. Systematic review of the Taiwanese macaque, Macaca cyclopis Swinhoe, 1863. Fieldiana: Zoology 98: 70pp.

 

 

 

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