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golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)
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Golden Snub-nosed Monkeys, Qinling Mountains - China - golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana).jpg
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golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)

English: Golden Snub-nosed Monkeys in Qinling Mountains, China.
Português: Macaco-dourado na China.
Date 29 May 2012
Source Flickr
Author Giovanni Mari

The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) is an Old World monkey in the Colobinae subfamily. It is endemic to a small area in temperate, mountainous forests of central and Southwest China. They inhabit these mountainous forests of Southwestern China at elevations of 1,500-3,400 m above sea level. The Chinese name is Sichuan golden hair monkey (川金丝猴). It is also widely referred to as the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey. Of the three species of snub-nosed monkeys in China, the golden snub-nosed monkey is the most widely distributed throughout China. Order: Primates, Family: Cercopithecidae.

Scientific Name: Rhinopithecus roxellana (Milne-Edwards, 1870)
Common Names: Golden Snub-nosed Monkey, Sichuan Golden Snub-nosed Monkey
Pygathrix roxellana (A. Milne-Edwards, 1870)
Semnopithecus roxellanae A. Milne-Edwards, 1872
Semnopithecus roxellana A. Milne-Edwards, 1870

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