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L'Hoest's monkey
L'Hoest's monkey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Tribe: Cercopithecini
Genus: Allochrocebus
Elliot, 1913
Species and subspecies[1]

Allochrocebus is a primate genus including the terrestrial guenons[2]: the L'Hoest's monkey,[3] the Preuss's monkey,[4] and the sun-tailed monkey.[5][6] Formerly included in genus Cercopithecus, the three species of terrestrial guenons are now included in genus Allochrocebus.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Allochrocebus Elliot, 1913" (html). ITIS. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  2. ^ "ITIS Standard Report Page: Allochrocebus". Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Allochrocebus lhoesti - IUCN". Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Allochrocebus preussi - IUCN". Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Allochrocebus solatus - IUCN". Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  6. ^ Ang, Andie; Hermans, Adam (2014). "Primate Watching". Primate Watching. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  7. ^ Jonathan Kingdon, David Happold, Michael Hoffmann, Thomas Butynski, Meredith Happold und Jan Kalina (Hrsg.): Mammals of Africa, Volume II: Primates A&C Black, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4081-2257-0
  8. ^ Mittermeier, Russell A., Anthony B. Rylands & Don E. Wilson: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2013 ISBN 978-84-96553-89-7