Cercopithecus mitis ssp. albogularis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus mitis ssp. albogularis
Species Authority: (Sykes, 1831)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Zanzibar Sykes’s Monkey, Zanzibar Sykes's Monkey, White-throated Guenon
Cercopithecus albogularis Sykes, 1821
Cercopithecus mitis Lönnberg, 1908 subspecies kibonotensis
Taxonomic Notes: This subspecies is here considered to include the form C. m. kibonotensis (Grubb et al. 2003).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Kingdon, J., Butynski, T.M. & De Jong, Y.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies is listed as Least Concern as it is widespread in suitable habitat, though probably declining in all areas outside of protected areas due to habitat loss and degradation (though not at a rate that would warrant listing in a threatened category). There is a need for further research on the limits and interaction between this subspecies and C. m. moloneyi.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
1988 Not Threatened (nt)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Kingdon, J., Butynski, T.M. & De Jong, Y. 2008. Cercopithecus mitis ssp. albogularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T40645A10348595. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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