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SPECIES Cephalophus rufilatus

Author:Gray, 1846.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 18: 166.
Common Name:Red-flanked Duiker
Type Locality:"Sierra Leone, Village of Waterloo".
Distribution:Savanna zone in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, S Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, NE Dem. Rep. Congo, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, S Mali, S Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, SW Sudan, Togo, and NW Uganda.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (cd).
Comments:Known from a specimen collected by Adanson in Senegal as "la grimme" (Buffon, 1764:307, 329), and described as "Antilope grimmia" by Desmarest (1816c:191) from Coast of Guinea, based on misidentifications of this species as Sylvicapra grimmia (Linnaeus, 1758).



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