Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. erythrogaster 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. erythrogaster
Species Authority: Gray, 1866
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Red-bellied Monkey, Red-bellied Guenon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd; B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Oates, J.F. & Butynski, T.M.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Endangered as the species has a range less than 5,000 km² and continues to decline due to intense hunting pressure and continued high rates of habitat loss. It is also likely that its total population has declined in the order of 50% over the past three generations (27 years).
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: Yes

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Oates, J.F. & Butynski, T.M. 2008. Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. erythrogaster. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T40003A10299718. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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