The Emergence of an Endangered Species: Evolution and Phylogeny of the Trachypithecus geei of Bhutan

  title={The Emergence of an Endangered Species: Evolution and Phylogeny of the Trachypithecus geei of Bhutan},
  author={Tashi Rapden Wangchuk and David W. Inouye and Matthew P. Hare},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
Golden langurs (Trachypithecus geei) are an endangered primate species in Bhutan. We discuss their evolution in terms of phylogeny, ecology, and biogeography. We test the hypothesis that rivers and mountains in Bhutan isolated a population of capped langurs (Trachypithecus pileatus) that later speciated into the morphologically distinct T. geei. Trachypithecus, the genus to which both capped and golden langurs belong, spread north from a paleorefuge in south China, and Semnopithecus (gray… 
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