Taxon profile


Celebes Crested Macaque
Macaca nigra (Desmarest, 1822)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cercopithecus niger
Cynopithecus nigra
Macaca lembicus (Miller, 1931)
Macaca malayanus (Desmoulins, 1824)

Other names

= Black Crested Macaque

Critically Endangered


juvenile animal

Macaca nigra - Celebes Crested Macaque

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Macaca nigra - Celebes Crested Macaque

Author: Klaus Rudloff


Dříve byly jako jeho subspecie řazeny i tyto druhy, které jsou také endemity ostrova Sulawesi:
Macaca brunnescens
Macaca hecki
Macaca maura
Macaca nigrescens
Macaca ochreata
Macaca tonkeana


severovýchodní část ostrova Sulawesi

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 nigra Desmarest, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [569:makaken-macaca-nigra&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 nigra (Desmarest, 1822)]

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