Alouatta guariba ssp. guariba


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Alouatta guariba ssp. guariba
Species Authority: (Humboldt, 1812)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Northern Brown Howler Monkey, Northern Brown Howling Monkey
Spanish Barbado, Bugio, Guariba Marrom
Alouatta fusca subspecies fusca (É. Geoffroy, 1812)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a(i) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Mendes, S.L., Rylands. A.B., Kierulff, M.C.M. & de Oliveira, M.M.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Although the validity of this subspecies in question, if it is in fact restricted to the area north of the Rio Jequitinhonha then its population is unlikely to number more than 250 mature individuals, with no subpopulation believed to exceed 50 mature individuals.
2003 Critically Endangered
2000 Critically Endangered
1996 Critically Endangered
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Mendes, S.L., Rylands. A.B., Kierulff, M.C.M. & de Oliveira, M.M. 2008. Alouatta guariba ssp. guariba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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