Cercopithecus preussi ssp. preussi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name: Cercopithecus preussi ssp. preussi
Species Authority: Matschie, 1898
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Cameroon Preuss’s Monkey, Mainland Preuss's Monkey, Cameroon Preuss' Monkey, Preuss' Guenon

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.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies is listed as Endangered as it is believed to have undergone a decline exceeding 50% over the past ~27 years across its restricted and fragmented range, mainly as a result of increasing habitat loss in the Nigeria/ Cameroon highlands region and also from hunting.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2000 Endangered (EN)
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. 2008. Cercopithecus preussi ssp. preussi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T4244A10705782. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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