Taxon profile


Japanese Macaque
Macaca fuscata (Blyth, 1875)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Cercopithecidae - old world monkeys »  genus Macaca

Other names

= Japanese Monkey
= Nihon Zaru
= Nihon-zaru Monkey
= Snow Monkey

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Macaca fuscata fuscata (Blyth, 1875)
subspecies Macaca fuscata yakui Kuroda, 1941 - Yakushima Macaque

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Macaca fuscata Blyth, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [566:japanmakak-macaca-fuscata&Itemid=229]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Macaca fuscata (Blyth, 1875)]

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