Proboscis monkey

Description
This family of monkeys was purchased by the museum in 1921. Proboscis monkeys were so named for the male's extraordinary nose which can be over 15 cm long in elderly animals.
64/1922/2 (left - female), 64/1922/3 (middle), 64/1922/1 (right - male)
Accession Loan No.
64/1922/2
Collection Class
Mammals
Common Name
proboscis monkey
Simple Name
mammal
Full Name
CERCOPITHECIDAE: Nasalis larvatus (Wurmb): proboscis monkey
Dimensions
Case length 980 mm; Case W 980 mm; Case H 1980 mm
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collection County
Borneo: Sarawak
Collection Country
Malaysia
Collection Area Region
South-East Asia
Collection Continent
Asia
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
CERCOPITHECIDAE
Genus
Nasalis
Species
larvatus

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