Primates of Bangladesh

Taxonomy and Conservation Status
July 2006

Family Lorisidae
Subfamily Lorisinae

Nycticebus bengalensis Northern slow loris DD

Family Cercopithecidae
Subfamily Cercopithecinae

Macaca arctoides Stumptail or bear macaque VU A1cd
Macaca assamensis assamensis Eastern Assamense macaque VU A1cd
Macaca fascicularis aurea Burmese long-tailed macaque LR/nt
Macaca leonina Northern pigtail macaque VU A1cd
Macaca mulatta mulatta Indian rhesus macaque LR/nt

Subfamily Colobinae

Semnopithecus entellus entellus Bengal Hanuman langur NT
Trachypithecus obscurus phayrei Phayre's leaf monkey NE
Trachypithecus pileatus durga Orange-bellied capped leaf monkey EN A1cd, C2a

Family Hylobatidae

Hoolock hoolock Western hoolock gibbon EN A1cd


Total Taxa: 10
Total Threatened: 5
Percent Threatened: 50%

Note: This is presented as a working taxonomy and is not definitive.

The conservation status of each species is based on assessment summaries provided by the IUCN Red List. The Red List website offers more information on the threat categories listed here.