Colobus angolensis ssp. ruwenzorii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Colobus angolensis ssp. ruwenzorii
Species Authority: Thomas, 1901
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Adolf Friedrichs’s Angola Colobus, Adolf Friedrich's Angola Colobus, Rwenzori Black-and-white Colobus
Colobus angolensis Matschie, 1914 subspecies adolfifriederici

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Kingdon, J., Struhsaker, T., Oates, J.F., Hart, J. & Groves, C.P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Vulnerable as this subspecies is restricted to a few sites within the Albertine Rift region, where its range is fragmented, and it is at risk from continued habitat loss and hunting.
2000 Vulnerable
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Kingdon, J., Struhsaker, T., Oates, J.F., Hart, J. & Groves, C.P. 2008. Colobus angolensis ssp. ruwenzorii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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