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Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA PRIMATES CERCOPITHECIDAE

Scientific Name: Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles
Species Authority: (Elliot, 1907)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Uganda Red Colobus, Ashy Red Colobus
Synonym(s):
Procolobus badius subspecies tephrosceles (Elliot, 1907)
Tropicolobus gudoviusi Matschie, 1914

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Struhsaker, T.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Justification:
Listed as Endangered because the species has an extent of occurrence less than 5,000 km², the subpopulations are severely fragmented (with no movement between them), and there is a continuing decline in overall numbers due primarily to predation by Chimpanzees in some of these protected areas, and habitat loss/degradation outside of the protected areas.
History:
1996 Not Evaluated (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Not Evaluated
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Vulnerable (IUCN 1990)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Struhsaker, T. 2008. Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.
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