Rhinopithecus roxellana Milne-Edwards 1870 (golden snub-nosed monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative combinations: Pygathrix (Rhinopithecus) roxellana, Rhinopithecus roxellanae, Semnopithecus roxellana

Belongs to Rhinopithecus according to M. Yang et al. 2012

See also Quan and Xie 1981, Smith and Jungers 1997 and Whittaker et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Rhinopithecus avunculus, Rhinopithecus bieti, Rhinopithecus brelichi, Rhinopithecus strykeri

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution: found only at Jiandaoshan, Cili county (Quaternary of China)

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