The 21-year-old, who was handed the skipper's role by the late Gary Speed last year, has been dropped as captain for the side's upcoming 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia.
Meanwhile, Cardiff City forward Craig Bellamy has not been included in the Welsh squad due to problems with a calf injury.
Goalkeepers: Jason Brown (Aberdeen, Lewis Price (Crystal Palace)
Owain Fon Williams (Tranmere Rovers)
Defenders: Darcy Blake (Crystal Palace), Ben Davies (Swansea City), Chris Gunter (Reading, Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town, Adam Matthews (Celtic), Sam Ricketts (Bolton Wanderers), Ashley Williams (Swansea City)
Midfielders: Joe Allen (Liverpool), David Edwards (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Andy King (Leicester City), Joe Ledley (Celtic, Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), David Vaughan (Sunderland), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
Forwards: Simon Church (Reading), Steve Morison (Norwich City), Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading), Sam Vokes (Burnley)