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Cercopithecus mona

  Common Name: Mona Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Benin; Cameroon; Ghana; Nigeria; Togo IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus albogularis phylax

  Common Name: Patta Island Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Present on Patta and Witu Islands, Lamu Archipelago, Kenya. Possibly present in southern Somalia. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus denti

  Common Name: Dent’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Occurs in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as far east as western Rwanda and Uganda, and as far north as the Central African Republic. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern…

Cercopithecus wolfi elegans

  Common Name: Lomami River Wolf’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in central and southern regions between the Lomami and Lualaba Rivers. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)…

Cercopithecus wolfi pyrogaster

  Common Name: Fire-bellied Wolf’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Found in south-western Democratic Republic of Congo and northern Angola, between the Rivers Kwango and Kasai-Lulua. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus wolfi wolfi

  Common Name: Congo Basin Wolf’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Only found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with the former located in the western and central regions, between the Congo and Sankuru Rivers. IUCN Red List…

Cercopithecus pogonias schwarzianus

  Common Name: Countries of Occurrence: IUCN Red List Category:

Cercopithecus pogonias grayi

  Common Name: Gray’s Crowned Monkey Countries of Occurrence: anges from southern Cameroon, east to the Central African Republic, and south to Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) north of the Congo River. IUCN Red List…

Cercopithecus pogonias nigripes

Common Name: Black-footed Crowned Monkey Countries of Occurrence: found in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo and extreme north-west Angola, around Cabinda. IUCN Red List Category: Near Threatened (NT)

Cercopithecus pogonias pogonias

  Common Name: Golden-bellied Crowned Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Equatorial Guinea (Bioko) IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus lowei

  Common Name: Lowe’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Found from the Ivory Coast to Ghana. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus campbelli

  Common Name: Campbell’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Senegal; Sierra Leone. It ranges from The Gambia and Senegal, just north of the Casamance River, through West Africa to the Cavally River,…

Cercopithecus neglectus

  Common Name: De Brazza’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Angola (Angola); Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; The Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Kenya; South Sudan; Uganda IUCN Red…

Cercopithecus roloway

  Common Name: Roloway Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Found from the Sassandra River in the east (Côte d'Ivoire) to the Pra River (Ghana). The range may extend to Burkina Faso. IUCN Red List Category: Critically Endangered (CR)…

Cercopithecus diana

  Common Name: Diana Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Found in the forests of Upper Guinea in West Africa, ranging from coastal south-eastern Guinea to Sierra Leone, Liberia, southern Côte d'Ivoire. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered…

Cercopithecus dryas

  Common Name: Dryad Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Known only from a few locations in the Lomela and Wamba regions of the Congo Basin in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus ascanius whitesidesi

  Common Name: Yellow-nosed Red-tailed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Present in the Democratic Republic of Congo where it ranges mostly south and east of the Congo River and west of the Lomami. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern…

Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti

  Common Name: Schmidt’s Red-tailed Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Occurs from east of the Lualaba River, Democratic Republic of Congo, into Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya, and also occurs north of the Congo River where it is…

Cercopithecus ascanius katangae

  Common Name: Katanga Red-tailed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Present mainly in southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Angola, between the Kasai and Lualaba Rivers. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus ascanius ascanius

  Common Name: Black-cheeked Red-tailed Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Present in Angola and south-western Democratic Republic of the Congo, south of the Congo and Kasai Rivers. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus ascanius atrinasus

  Common Name: Black-nosed Red-tailed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Restricted to the vicinity of the type locality of Zovo, Angola on the Lunda Plateau. IUCN Red List Category: Data Deficient (DD)

Cercopithecus cephus ngottoensis

  Common Name: White-nosed Mustached Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Present in the Central African Republic, where it is known from the Kadei-Mambéré region east to the Oubangui, occurring as far north as Bangui, and in northern Congo. IUCN…

Cercopithecus cephus cephodes

  Common Name: Gray-tailed Mustached Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Restricted to coastal Gabon and Congo bounded by the Ogooué and Kouilou-Niari Rivers. IUCN Red List Category: Near Threatened (NT)

Cercopithecus cephus cephus

  Common Name: Red-tailed Mustached Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Angola (Angola); Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); Equatorial Guinea; Gabon, IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable…

Cercopithecus erythrotis camerunensis

  Common Name: Cameroon Red-eared Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Found from the Cross River in south eastern Nigeria and to just north of the Sanaga River in south western Cameroon. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus erythrotis erythrotis

  Common Name: Bioko-red-eared Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Bioko island in Equatorial Guinea. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus sclateri

  Common Name: Sclater’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Nigeria – Niger Delta to South-eastern Nigeria. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus erythrogaster pococki

  Common Name: Nigeria White-throated Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to the forest zone of southwestern and Niger Delta, Nigeria. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster

  Common Name: Red-bellied Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Nigeria - ranges from the southwestern-most corner of Nigeria close to the Nigeria-Benin border. IUCN Red List Category: Critically Endangered (CR)

Cercopithecus petaurista buettikoferi

  Common Name: Western Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: western Côte d'Ivoire; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Senegal; Sierra Leone; IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus petaurista petaurista

  Common Name: Eastern Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Found east of the Cavally River in Côte d'Ivoire to about the Dahomey Gap i.e. in eastern Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (…

Cercopithecus hamlyni hamlyni

  Common Name: Nose-stripe Owl-faced Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); Rwanda. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus hamlyni kahuziensis

  Common Name: Mt. Kahuzi Owl-faced Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Restricted to a small part of the bamboo forest of Mount Kahuzi, Democratic Republic of the Congo IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)  

Cercopithecus lomamiensis

  Common Name: Lesula Countries of Occurrence: Found in the Lomami Basin of the Congo. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus kandti

  Common Name: Golden Monkey Countries of Occurrence: has an unclear distribution, but is generally found in the area of Virunga Volcanoes, the contiguous Gishwati Forest, and higher part of Nyungwe. IUCN Red List Category: Endangered…

Cercopithecus doggetti

  Common Name: Doggett’s Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Highlands of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, northern Burundi, north-western Tanzania, through Rwanda and parts of southern Uganda (there is uncertainty in the distribution…

Cercopithecus nictitans ludio

  Common Name: Red-rumped Putty-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Southeastern Nigeria and southwestern Cameroon in the area between the rivers Cross and Sanaga, as far as the Mbam River. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU…

Cercopithecus nictitans stampfili

  Common Name: Stampfli’s Putty-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Liberia and western Côte d'Ivoire IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus nictitans insolitus

  Common Name: Nigerian Putty-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to south-central Nigeria, to north of the Niger and Benue rivers. Its range extends westwards within much of the extent of the Nigerian lowland rainforest ecoregion. IUCN…

Cercopithecus nictitans martini

  Common Name: Bioko Putty-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Equatorial Guinea IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercopithecus nictitans nictitans

  Common Name: Eastern Putty-nosed Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Its range encompasses parts of Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the Central African Republic, and all of Rio Muni (Equatorial Guinea) and Gabon.…

Cercopithecus mitis elgonis

  Common Name: Elgon Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya IUCN Red List Category: Not Listed

Cercopithecus mitis boutourlini

  Common Name: Boutourlini’s Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence:  Present in southern Ethiopia, where it is found from Lake Tana southwards along the western side of the Ethiopian Rift. IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable (VU)

Cercopithecus mitis schoutedeni

  Common Name: Schouteden's Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on the islands of Idjwi and Shushu in Lake Kivu, and from the Virunga Volcanoes and south-west as far as Bobandana. IUCN Red List…

Cercopithecus mitis opisthostictus

  Common Name: Rump-spotted Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus mitis heymansi

  Common Name: Lomami River Blue Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ranges between the Lualaba and Lomami Rivers IUCN Red List Category: Near Threatened (NT)  

Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni

  Common Name: Stuhlmann’s Monkey Countries of Occurrence: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus albogularis erythrarchus

  Common Name: Stairs’s White-collared Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercopithecus albogularis zammaranoi

  Common Name:  Zammarano's white-throated guenon Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Somalia, from Jubba and Webi-Shebeli Rivers in southern Somalia. IUCN Red List Category: Critically Endangered (CR)

Cercopithecus albogularis schwarzi

  Common Name: Samango Monkey Countries of Occurrence: South Africa IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern (LC)

Cercocebus torquatus

 Common Name: Red-capped Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Nigeria IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercocebus lunulatus

Common Name: White-naped Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Burkina Faso; Côte d’Ivoire; Ghana IUCN Red List Category: Critically Endangered (CR)

Cercocebus atys

Common Name: Sooty Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Côte d’Ivoire; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Senegal; Sierra Leone IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercocebus sanjei

 Common Name: Sanje River Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to on the eastern slopes of the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercocebus chrysogaster

 Common Name: Golden-bellied Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) IUCN Red List Category: Endangered (EN)

Cercocebus agilis

Common Name: Agile Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Cameroon; Congo; The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); Equatorial Guinea; Gabon IUCN Red List Category: Near Threatened (NT)

Cercocebus galeritus

 Common Name: Tana River Mangabey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to South-eastern Kenya IUCN Red List Category: Critically Endangered (CR)        

Cercopithecus albogularis albotorquatus

    Common Name: Pousargues’ white-collared monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Kenya, occurring in Kipini Conservancy, Witu Forest, Tana River forests west as far as Meru and Kora National Parks. IUCN Red List Category:…

Cercopithecus albogularis albogularis

  Common Name: Zanzibar’s Sykes’ Monkey Countries of Occurrence: Endemic to Tanzania, is present from Kilifi Creek south to northern Tanzania, and from here west to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, Tanzania; it also occurs on the…