Theropithecus gelada ssp. gelada


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Theropithecus gelada ssp. gelada
Species Authority: (Rüppell, 1835)
Parent Species:
Common Name/s:
English Northern Gelada

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor/s: Gippoliti, S.
Reviewer/s: Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies, the form in the Simien Mountains National Park, has an extent of occurrence of approx 15,000 km²; the habitat is fragmented, and there is ongoing decline in its area and quality mainly as a result of expanding agriculture.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Gippoliti, S. 2008. Theropithecus gelada ssp. gelada. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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