Cercopithecus mitis ssp. opisthostictus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus mitis ssp. opisthostictus Sclater, 1894
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Rump-spotted Blue Monkey
Taxonomic Source(s): Mittermeier, R.A., Rylands, A.B. and Wilson D.E. 2013. Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volume 3 Primates. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Kingdon, J.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
C. m. opisthostictus has an extensive range in which it is widely distributed and locally common. The subspecies is decreasing due to habitat loss and degradation and also because of the impacts of hunting. However, these impacts are not believed to be resulting in a decline that would warrant listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Kingdon, J. 2008. Cercopithecus mitis ssp. opisthostictus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136850A4346858. . Downloaded on 21 April 2018.
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