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SPECIES Erythrocebus patas

Author:Schreber, 1775.
Citation:Die Säugethiere, 1: 98.
Common Name:Patas Monkey
Type Locality:Senegal.
Distribution:Savannahs, from W Africa to Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania.
Status:CITES – Appendix II; IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subspecies may exist, but at least some of the features supposed to characterize them were based on changes to the female’s facial pattern during pregnancy (Groves, 2001c).



    albigenus Elliot, 1909
    albo-fasciatus (Kerr, 1792)
    albosignatus (Matschie, 1912)
    baumstarki Matschie, 1905
    circumcinctus (Reichenbach, 1863)
    formosus Elliot, 1909
    kerstingi (Matschie, 1906)
    langheldi Matschie, 1905
    nigro-fasciatus (Kerr, 1792)
    poliomystax (Matschie, 1912)
    poliophaeus (Heuglin, 1877)
    pyrrhonotus (Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1829)
    rubra (Gmelin, 1788)
    rufa (Wagner, 1839)
    sannio (Thomas, 1906)
    villiersi Dekeyser, 1950
    whitei Hollister, 1910
    zechi Matschie, 1905

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