Ateles hybridus ssp. hybridus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Atelidae

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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2003 Critically Endangered (CR)
2000 Endangered (EN)
1996 Endangered (EN)
1996 Endangered (EN)
1994 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

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

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Morales-Jiménez, A.L., Link, A., Stevenson, P. & Urbani, B. 2008. Ateles hybridus ssp. hybridus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T39920A10286483. . Downloaded on 29 May 2016.
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