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SPECIES Cercocebus atys

Author:Audebert, 1797.
Citation:Hist. Nat. Singes Makis, 4(2): 13.
Common Name:Sooty Mangabey
Type Locality:West Africa.
Distribution:Senegal to Ghana.
Status:CITES Appendix II; U.S. ESA Endangered as included in C. torquatus; IUCN Critically Endangered as C. a. lunulatus, otherwise Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:The subspecies lunulatus appears strongly distinct, and may be a separate species (Groves, 2001c:242-3). Separated from torquatus by Groves (2001c:242).
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SUBSPECIES atys

SUBSPECIES lunulatus

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