Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles
Species Authority: (Elliot, 1907)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Uganda Red Colobus, Ashy Red Colobus
Procolobus badius subspecies tephrosceles (Elliot, 1907)
Tropicolobus gudoviusi Matschie, 1914

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Struhsaker, T.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Listed as Endangered because the species has an extent of occurrence less than 5,000 kmĀ², the subpopulations are severely fragmented (with no movement between them), and there is a continuing decline in overall numbers due primarily to predation by Chimpanzees in some of these protected areas, and habitat loss/degradation outside of the protected areas.
1996 Not Evaluated (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Not Evaluated
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Vulnerable (IUCN 1990)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Struhsaker, T. 2008. Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tephrosceles. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 27 March 2015.
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