Crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis)

Also known as: Cynomolgus monkey, long-tailed macaque
  
French: Macaque Crabier, Macaque De Buffon
Spanish: Macaca Cangrejera
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCercopithecidae
GenusMacaca (1)
Top facts

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2). Subspecies: Dark-crowned long-tailed macaque, Macaca fascicularis atriceps, the Burmese long-tailed macaque, M. f. aureus, the Simeulue long-tailed macaque, M. f. fuscus, the Kemujan long-tailed macaque, M. f. karimondjawae, the Lasia long-tailed macaque, M. f. lasiae, and the Maratua long-tailed macaque, M. f. tua, are classified as Data Deficient (DD), the Con Song long-tailed macaque, M. f. condorensis, and the Nicobar long-tailed macaque, M. f. umbrosa, are classified as Vulnerable (VU), the long-tailed macaque, M. f. fascicularis is classified as Least Concern (LC) and the Philippine long-tailed macaque, M. f. philippensis, is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

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  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org