Bale Mountains vervet

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Bale Mountains vervet[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Chlorocebus
Species: C. djamdjamensis
Binomial name
Chlorocebus djamdjamensis
Neumann, 1902
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Bale Mountains vervet range

The Bale Mountains vervet (Chlorocebus djamdjamensis) is a terrestrial Old World monkey endemic to Ethiopia, found in the bamboo forests of the Bale Mountains.[1][2] It was originally described as a subspecies of the grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops).[1] All species in Chlorocebus were formerly in the genus Cercopithecus.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 159. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Butynski, T. M.; Gippoliti, S.; Kingdon, J. & De Jong, Y. (2008). "Chlorocebus djamdjamensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009.