Lesser spot-nosed monkey

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Lesser spot-nosed monkey[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Cercopithecus
Species: C. petaurista
Binomial name
Cercopithecus petaurista
(Schreber, 1774)
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Geographic range

The lesser spot-nosed monkey, lesser spot-nosed guenon, lesser white-nosed guenon, or lesser white-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus petaurista) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo, possibly Guinea-Bissau, and possibly Senegal.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 157. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Oates, J. F.; Gippoliti, S. & Groves, C. P. (2008). "Cercopithecus petaurista". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009.