Silver monkey

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Silver monkey[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Cercopithecus
Species: C. doggetti
Binomial name
Cercopithecus doggetti
Pocock, 1907
Synonyms

sibatoi (Lorenz, 1913)

The silver monkey (Cercopithecus doggetti) is a species of Old World monkey found primarily in East Africa. Its range includes Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] The silver monkey was previously considered a subspecies of the blue monkey (Cercopithecus mitis).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 155. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Kingdon, J. & Butynski, T. M. (2008). Cercopithecus mitis ssp. doggetti. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 January 2009.

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