|Scientific Name:||Procolobus pennantii ssp. epieni|
|Species Authority:||Grubb & Powell, 1999|
Procolobus badius subspecies epieni (Grubb & Powell, 1999)
|Taxonomic Notes:||This subspecies, originally described as a subspecies of P. badius, has been elevated to species status by Groves (in press), a decision that appears supported by preliminary genetic evidence (N. Ting pers. comm.). However, it is here retained as a subspecies of P. pennantii, following Grubb et al. (2003, in press).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered A2cd ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Oates, J.F. & Struhsaker, T.|
|Reviewer(s):||Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)|
Listed as Critically Endangered as this species is estimated to have undergone a decline of more than 80% over the past three generations (ca. 30 years) due to heavy hunting impact across its limited range in the Niger Delta, compounded by habitat degradation.
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|Upper elevation limit (metres):||10|
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|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
Groves, C. P. 2007. The taxonomic diversity of the Colobinae of Africa. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 85: 7-34.
Grubb, P., Kingdon, J. and Butynski, T. In press. Procolobus pennantii. In: T. Butynski, J. Kalina and J. Kingdon (eds), The Mammals of Africa, Academic Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
|Citation:||Oates, J.F. & Struhsaker, T. 2008. Procolobus pennantii ssp. epieni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T41024A10389233. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.|
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