Black crested mangabey

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Black-crested mangabey[1]
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Lophocebus
L. aterrimus
Binomial name
Lophocebus aterrimus
(Oudemans, 1890)
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Black crested mangabey range

The black crested mangabey (Lophocebus aterrimus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[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. 160. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Hart, J.; Groves, C. P. & Ehardt, C. (2008). "Lophocebus aterrimus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T12310A3333720. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T12310A3333720.en. Retrieved 11 January 2018.