Allochrocebus preussi ssp. insularis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Allochrocebus preussi ssp. insularis (Thomas, 1910)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Bioko Preuss’s Monkey, Bioko Preuss' Guenon, Bioko Preuss' Monkey, Fernando Po Preuss's Monkey
Cercopithecus preussi ssp. insularis Thomas, 1910
Taxonomic Source(s): Mittermeier, R.A., Rylands, A.B. and Wilson D.E. 2013. Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volume 3 Primates. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
Taxonomic Notes: This taxon was treated in previous Red List assessments (1996 to 30 June 2008) under the genus Cercopithecus, it is now placed under Allochrocebus following Mittermeier et al.(2013).

This updated assessment was created to accommodate the taxonomic move from Cercopithecus to Allochrocebus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd; B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2008-07-01
Assessor(s): Hoffmann, M.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Endangered as this subspecies underwent a recorded decline well exceeding 50% between the period 1986 and 2006, mainly as a result of hunting, on the island of Bioko (which is within a period of three generations in the past). The current range of the species is also well less than 1,000 km², fragmented, and there is ongoing decline in both habitat and numbers of mature individuals.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Equatorial Guinea (Bioko)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):800
Upper elevation limit (metres):2500
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:Yes

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Hoffmann, M. 2016. Allochrocebus preussi ssp. insularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T4237A92347172. . Downloaded on 23 April 2018.
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