Cercocebus atys ssp. lunulatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
2000 Critically Endangered
1996 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Oates, J.F., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P. 2008. Cercocebus atys ssp. lunulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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