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SPECIES Cercopithecus erythrotis

Author:Waterhouse, 1838.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1838: 59.
Common Name:Red-eared Guenon
Type Locality:Equatorial Guinea, Bioko.
Distribution:S and E Nigeria, Cameroon coast, Bioko.
Status:CITES Appendix II; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Endangered as C. c. erythrotis, otherwise Vulnerable.
Comments:C. cephus species group. Considered a subspecies of cephus by Struhsaker (1970:374-376); but also see Dandelot (1974:23). McAllan and Bruce (1989) argued that the original publication of this species should be: The Analyst, 24:298-299 [publ. 2 July 1838].
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SUBSPECIES erythrotis

SUBSPECIES camerunensis

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