Cercopithecus erythrotis ssp. erythrotis

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus erythrotis ssp. erythrotis
Species Authority: Waterhouse, 1838
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Bioko Red-eared Monkey, Bioko Red-eared Guenon, Fernando Po Red-eared Monkey

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., Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C.P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Vulnerable as the species is heavily hunted in many parts of its range and has undergone a decline of more than 30% over the past ~27 years (numbers are known to have declined by a little over 30,000 in 1986 to ~21,000 in 2006).
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Endangered (EN)
1996 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Equatorial Guinea (Bioko)
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1000
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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. Cercopithecus erythrotis ssp. erythrotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T4235A10697610. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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