Cercopithecus preussi ssp. preussi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
2000 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. 2008. Cercopithecus preussi ssp. preussi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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