Cercopithecus pogonias ssp. elegans


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus pogonias ssp. elegans
Species Authority: Dubois & Matschie, 1912
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Lomami River Wolf’s Monkey

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., Hart, J. & Groves, C.P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Near Threatened as the species is subject to hunting and habitat loss within a reasonably restricted range, and it is believed that the species has undergone a decline in the region of 20-25% over the past ~27 years. Almost qualifies as threatened under criterion A2cd.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Oates, J.F., Hart, J. & Groves, C.P. 2008. Cercopithecus pogonias ssp. elegans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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