Udzungwa red colobus

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Uzungwa red colobus[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Procolobus
Subgenus: Piliocolobus
Species: P. gordonorum
Binomial name
Procolobus gordonorum
(Matschie, 1900)
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Udzungwa red colobus range

The Uzungwa red colobus (Procolobus gordonorum), also known as the Udzungwa red colobus[3] or Iringa red colobus,[4] is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to riverine and montane forest in the Udzungwa Mountains in Tanzania.[4] 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. 169. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Struhsaker, T.; Butynski, T. M. & Ehardt, C. (2008). "Procolobus gordonorum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009. 
  3. ^ Udzungwa Red Colobus. ARKive. Accessed 2008-07-20
  4. ^ a b Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press Limited, London. ISBN 0-12-408355-2