Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercocebus atys ssp. atys
Species Authority: (Audebert, 1797)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Sooty Mangabey

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Oates, J.F., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Near Threatened as this subspecies is presumed to have declined by 20-25% over the past 27 years. It is more widespread and more secure in this part of the species' range than C. a. lunulatus. Almost qualifies as threatened under criterion A2.

Geographic Range [top]

Upper elevation limit (metres): 1000
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Oates, J.F., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P. 2008. Cercocebus atys ssp. atys. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136933A4350959. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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