Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. pococki 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. pococki
Species Authority: Grubb, Lernould & Oates, 2000
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Nigeria White-throated Monkey, Nigerian White-throated Guenon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2cd 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 Vulnerable since the species is believed to have declined in the order of 30-40% over the past 27 years (three generations) due to moderate hunting pressure and continued high rates of habitat loss in south-western Nigeria.
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: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Oates, J.F. & Butynski, T.M. 2008. Cercopithecus erythrogaster ssp. pococki. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T40004A10299897. . Downloaded on 09 February 2016.
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