Thollon's red colobus

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Thollon's red colobus[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Procolobus
Subgenus: Piliocolobus
Species: P. tholloni
Binomial name
Procolobus tholloni
(Milne-Edwards, 1886)

Thollon's red colobus (Procolobus tholloni), also known as the Tshuapa red colobus,[3] is a species of red colobus monkey from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and lower Republic of the Congo. It is found south of Congo River and west of Lomami River.[1] It had once been considered a subspecies of the P. badius. It was recognised as a distinct species by Dandelot in 1974, and this was followed by Groves in 2001, while others have suggested it should be considered a subspecies of P. rufomitratus.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 170. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Hart, J.; Oates, J.F.; Struhsaker, T. & Thompson, J. (2008). "Procolobus rufomitratus ssp. tholloni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 
  3. ^ Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press Limited, London. ISBN 0-12-408355-2
  4. ^ Oates, J.F.; Struhsaker, T.; Butynski, T.M. & De Jong, Y. (2008). "Procolobus rufomitratus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 

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