Mitogenomic phylogeny of the Asian colobine genus Trachypithecus with special focus on Trachypithecus phayrei (Blyth, 1847) and description of a new species

Trachypithecus, which at the moment accommodates 20 species divided into 4 teams, is the most speciose and geographically dispersed genus amongst Asian colobines. Despite a number of morphological and molecular research, nevertheless, its evolutionary historical past and phylogeography stay poorly understood. Phayre’s langur (┬áTrachypithecus phayrei) is one of the most…