Ateles hybridus ssp. hybridus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Ateles hybridus ssp. hybridus
Species Authority: I. Geoffroy, 1829
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Hybrid Spider Monkey, Variegated Spider Monkey
Spanish Mono Araña, Mono Araña Norteño, Mono Frontino
Ateles belzebuth subspecies hybridus I. Geoffroy, 1829

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A2cd+3cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Morales-Jiménez, A.L., Link, A., Stevenson, P. & Urbani, B.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Critically Endangered as there is reason to believe the species has declined by at least 80% over the past 45 years (three generations) due primarily to hunting and habitat loss. Over the coming 45 years, this decline is likely to reach similar proportions due to continuing habitat loss.
2003 Critically Endangered
2003 Critically Endangered (IUCN 2003)
2000 Endangered
1996 Endangered
1996 Endangered (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Endangered
1994 Endangered (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Colombia (Colombia (mainland)); Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (Venezuela (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Morales-Jiménez, A.L., Link, A., Stevenson, P. & Urbani, B. 2008. Ateles hybridus ssp. hybridus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 26 March 2015.
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