Udzungwa red colobus

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Uzungwa red colobus [1]
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Piliocolobus
Species:
P. gordonorum
Binomial name
Procolobus gordonorum
(Matschie, 1900)
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Udzungwa red colobus range

The Uzungwa red colobus (Piliocolobus gordonorum), also known as the Udzungwa red colobus [3] or Iringa red colobus, [4] is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to riverine and montane forest in the Udzungwa Mountains in Tanzania. [4] It is threatened by habitat loss. [2]

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References

  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 169. ISBN   0-801-88221-4. OCLC   62265494.
  2. 1 2 Rovero, F.; Barelli, C; Butynski, T.M.; Marshall, A.J. & Struhsaker, T.T. (2019). "Piliocolobus gordonorum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2019: e.T40015A92629595.
  3. Udzungwa Red Colobus. Archived 2008-06-07 at the Wayback Machine ARKive. Accessed 2008-07-20
  4. 1 2 Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press Limited, London. ISBN   0-12-408355-2