Monkeys Starting with L


    Lake Baptista Titi

    Species Name: Plecturocebus baptista
    The Lake Baptista titi, Plecturocebus baptista, is a species of titi, a New World monkey native to Brazil. Lake Baptista Titi was initially described as Callicebus baptista in 1939.

    Lang’s Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus langi
    Lang's red colobus (Piliocolobus langi) is another species of red colobus monkey. Historically, it was treated as a subspecies of the Central African red colobus (Piliocolobus foai). Still, more recent taxonomies generally treat it as a distinct species.

    Laotian Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus laotum
    The Laotian langur (Trachypithecus laotum), also known as white-browed black langur, is another primate species that nest in small limestone caves and holes that shelter from predators, rain, and cold.

    Lesser Spotted-Nosed Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus petaurista
    The lesser spotted-nosed monkey, lesser spotted monkey, or lesser white-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus petaurista) is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. The lesser spotted-nosed monkey is diurnal, arboreal, and cryptic.

    Lesson’s Saddle-Back Tamarin

    Species Name: Leontocebus fuscus
    Lesson's Saddle-Back Tamarin (Leontocebus fuscus) is a small New-world monkey endemic to South America. Its type locality is in Colombia, on the plains of Mocoa, Putumayo, between the Caquet√° River and the Putumayo River.

    Lesula

    Species Name: Cercopithecus lomamiensis
    The lesula (Cercopithecus lomamiensis) is a species of Old-World monkey occurring in the Lomami Basin of the Congo. This monkey is described as having human eyes and a blue bottom.

    Lion-Tailed Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca silenus
    The lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus), also known as the wanderoo, is an Old World monkey native to the Western Ghats of South India. Lion-tailed macaques are diurnal and arboreal.

    Lomami Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus parmentieri
    The Lomami red colobus (Piliocolobus parmentieri) is native to central Africa. The Lomani red colobus monkey has a restricted range in the lowland rainforest between the Lomani River and the Lualaba River in the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    Lowe’s Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus lowei
    Lowe's Mona monkey (Cercopithecus lowei) is an Old-World monkey in the Cercopithecidae family found from Ghana to the Ivory Coast. Lowe's Mona monkeys generally consist of one male and several females.

    Lucifer Titi

    Species Name: Cheracebus lucifer
    Lucifer Titi (Cheracebus lucifer) is a species of Titi, a New World monkey endemic to South America. It is found in Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil. This yellow-handed Titi was described as Callicebus lucifer in 1914.

    Suggested Reading: Types of Monkeys

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