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SPECIES Chlorocebus pygerythrus

Author:F. Cuvier, 1821.
Citation:Hist. Nat. Mamm., 24: 2.
Common Name:Vervet Monkey
Type Locality:"Africa".
Distribution:Ethiopia (east of Rift Valley), Somalia, to Zambia east of the Luangwa, and South Africa.
Status:CITES Appendix II.
Comments:Separated from aethiops as a species by Dandelot (1959), Kingdon (1997) and Groves (2001c).
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SUBSPECIES pygerythrus

SUBSPECIES excubutor

SUBSPECIES hilgerti

SUBSPECIES nesiotes

SUBSPECIES nifoviridis

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