Johnston's mangabey

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Johnston's mangabey[1]
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Lophocebus
Species: L. johnstoni
Binomial name
Lophocebus johnstoni
Lydekker, 1900

Johnston’s mangabey (Lophocebus johnstoni) is a species of crested mangabey in the Cercopithecidae family. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the gray-cheeked mangabey (L. albigena),[1] but recently (2007) was given the status of species by Groves, with Osman Hill's mangabey (L. osmani) and the Uganda mangabey (L. ugandae).[2]


  1. ^ a b 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. ^ Groves, C.P (2007). "The Endemic Uganda Mangabey, Lophocebus ugandae, and Other Members of the albigena-Group (Lophocebus)". Primate Conservation 22: 123–128. doi:10.1896/052.022.0112.