Mandrillus leucophaeus ssp. leucophaeus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Mandrillus leucophaeus ssp. leucophaeus
Species Authority: (F. Cuvier, 1807)
Parent Species:
Common Name/s:
English Mainland Drill
Mandrillus leucophaeus subspecies mundamensis (Hilzheimer, 1906)
Mandrillus leucophaeus (Hilzheimer, 1906) subspecies mundamensis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Oates, J.F. & Butynski, T.M.
Reviewer/s: Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Endangered as the subspecies is thought to have undergone a decline well exceeding 50% over the past 30 years, mainly as a result of heavy hunting pressure and continuing habitat loss.
2000 Endangered
1996 Vulnerable
1996 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Oates, J.F. & Butynski, T.M. 2008. Mandrillus leucophaeus ssp. leucophaeus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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