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Taxonomic Revision and Distribution of Subspecies of Rhesus Monkey (Macaca mulatta) in China

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ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH    1991, Vol. 12 Issue (3) : 241-247     DOI: 研究论文 | Taxonomic Revision and Distribution of Subspecies of Rhesus Monkey (Macaca mulatta) in China JIANG Xue-long;WANG Ying-xiang;MA Shi-lai Kunming Institute of Zoology,Academia Sinica Download: PDF(356 KB)  
Export: BibTeX | EndNote | Reference Manager | ProCite | RefWorks Abstract  This paper reports the taxonomic revision and distribution of subspecies of rhesus monkey (M.mulatta) in China,based on the comparison of external and cranial characters,The rhesus monkey in China could be divided into six subspecies:M.m.mulatta,M.m.brevicaudus,M.m.littoralis,M.m.lasiotis,and M.m.vestita are valid subspecies,M.m.tcheliensis is probably a valid subspecies,too.The distribution is that (Fig.1):M.m.mulatta in the west,middle,south of Yunnan and southwest of Guangxi.M.m.brevicaudus in the Hainn Island and Wanshan Islands in Guangdong,and the islands near Hong Kong.M.m.littoralis in Fujian,Zhejiang,Anhui,Jiangxi,Hunan,Hubei,Guizhou,northwest of Gnangdong,north of Guangxi,northeast of Yunnan,east ofsichuan and south of Shaanxi.M.m.lasiotis in the west of Sichuan,northwest of Yunnan,southeast of Qinghai (Banma) M.m.vestita in the southeast of Thibet,northwest of Yunnan (Deqing),and perhaps including Yushu (Qinghai),M.m.tcheliensis in north of Henan,south of Shanxi and near Beijing. Keywords Macaca mulatta      Taxonomic revision      Distribution      China      PACS: Q959.848 Service E-mail Alert RSS Articles by authors Cite this article: JIANG Xue-long,WANG Ying-xiang,MA Shi-lai. Taxonomic Revision and Distribution of Subspecies of Rhesus Monkey (Macaca mulatta) in China. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 1991, 12(3): 241-247. URL: []     OR     [] [1] Jin-Long Ren, Kai Wang, Ke Jiang, Peng Guo, Jia-Tang Li. A new species of the Southeast Asian genus Opisthotropis (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae) from western Hunan, China[J]. Zoological Research, 2017, 38(5): 251-263. [2] Fei Li, Xi Zheng, Xue-Long Jiang, Bosco Pui Lok Chan. Rediscovery of the sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) in Yingjiang County,Yunnan Province,China[J]. Zoological Research, 2017, 38(4): 206-207. [3] Lu WANG, Ya-Ping MA, Qi-Jun ZHOU, Ya-Ping ZHANG, Peter SAVOLAINEN, Guo-Dong WANG. The geographical distribution of grey wolves (Canis lupus) in China: a systematic review[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2016, 37(6): 315-326. [4] Zhen-Hua WEI, Yan-Kuo LI, Peng XU, Fa-Wen QIAN, Ji-Hong SHAN, Xiao-Bin TU. Patterns of change in the population and spatial distribution of oriental white storks wintering in Poyang Lake[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2016, 37(6): 338-346. [5] Colin GROVES. Systematics of the Artiodactyla of China in the 21st century[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2016, 37(3): 119-125. [6] Marco ENDRUWEIT. Range extension of Lepidocephalichthys alkaia (Teleostei: Cobitidae) and notes on its sexual dimorphism[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2016, 37(3): 186-188. [7] Si-Li YAN, Zhi-Yu SUN, Yan-Shu GUO. A new species of Triplophysa Rendahl (Cypriniformes, Nemacheilidae) from Sichuan Province, China[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2015, 36(5): 299-304. [8] Getachew BANTIHUN, Afework BEKELE. Diversity and habitat association of small mammals in Aridtsy forest, Awi Zone, Ethiopia[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2015, 36(2): 88-94. [9] Li-Jiang YU, Ai-Wu JIANG, Fang ZHOU. Update on the distribution range of the white-browed crake (Porzana cinerea): a new record from mainland China[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2015, 36(1): 59-61. [10] Ali ABUTALIP, Hu CHEN, Yerbol. Numbers and distribution of the Black-necked Crane(Grus nigricollis)in Akhsay, Gansu, China[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 208-210. [11] Zhu-Mei LI, Zhi-Gang YU. Cranes in Guizhou Province[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 66-71. [12] Ling WEI, Jiang-Hong RAN, Bo ZHANG, Chen-Hao ZHAO, Man ZHANG. Distribution and protection status of Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in Sichuan Province[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 72-75. [13] Ji-Rong LI, Jian CAO, Fang YANG, Zhuo LI, Wen WANG, Lai-Xing LI. Distribution and conservation status of Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in Qinghai, China: A Review[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 76-79. [14] Ming MA, Tong ZHANG, Feng XU. Numbers and distribution of the Black-necked Crane(Grus nigricollis)in the southern Xinjiang[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 105-110. [15] Yuan-Sheng HOU, Yu-Bang HE, Peng CUI, Xiao-Jun YANG. Numbers and distribution of Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis)at Qinghai Lake[J]. ZOOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 2014, 35(S1): 124-127. Viewed Full text



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