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SPECIES Cercopithecus mitis

Author:Wolf, 1822.
Citation:Abbild. Beschreib. Merkw. Naturgesch. Gegenstandes, 2: 145.
Common Name:Blue Monkey
Type Locality:Angola.
Distribution:Congo-Oubangui River system (probably Itimbiri River) to East African Rift Valley, N Angola and NW Zambia.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as C. m. stuhlmanni and as C. mitis.
Comments:C. mitis species group. Does not include albogularis; pace Booth (1968); see Dandelot (1974:19). Does not include doggetti or kandti (see Groves, 2001c).
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SUBSPECIES mitis

SUBSPECIES boutourlinii

SUBSPECIES elgonis

SUBSPECIES heymansi

SUBSPECIES opisthostictus

SUBSPECIES stuhlmanni

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