Black crested mangabey

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Black-crested mangabey[1]
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Lophocebus
Species: L. aterrimus
Binomial name
Lophocebus aterrimus
(Oudemans, 1890)
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Black Crested Mangabey range

The Black crested mangabey (Lophocebus aterrimus) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 160. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Hart, J., Groves, C. P. & Ehardt, C. (2008). Lophocebus aterrimus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 January 2009.