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SPECIES Cercopithecus nictitans

Author:Linnaeus, 1766.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 12th ed., 1: 40.
Common Name:Greater spot-nosed Monkey
Type Locality:Equatorial Guinea, Benito River.
Distribution:Liberia; Côte d’Ivoire; Nigeria apparently to Itimbiri River in NW Dem. Rep. Congo, Central African Republic; Rio Muni and Bioko (Equatorial Guinea).
Status:CITES – Appendix II; IUCN – Critically Endangered as C. n. stampflii, Endangered as C. n. martini, otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:C. mitis species group. C. signatus Jentink, 1886, probably represents a hybrid between this species and one of the cephus group (Oates, 1985).
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