Cercocebus atys ssp. lunulatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercocebus atys ssp. lunulatus
Species Authority: (Temminck, 1853)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English White-collared Mangabey, White-naped Mangabey
Taxonomic Notes: Considered by some to be a synonym of C. torquatus. May even be raised to specific level.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Oates, J.F., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies is declining rapidly and is thought to be undergoing further habitat degradation and increased pressure from hunting, particularly in Ghana. It is presumed to have declined by at least 50% over the past 27 years, although this decline may have been even more severe.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Critically Endangered (CR)
1996 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., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P. 2008. Cercocebus atys ssp. lunulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T4206A10616742. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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