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Cercopithecus mitis schoutedeni Schwarz, 1928

Schouteden’s blue monkey

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered.

IUCN status: [url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/136908/0]Critically Endangered[/url] [assessment no longer exists]

 

Distribution

Idjwi and Shushu Islands, Lake Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Also apparently recorded from mainland DR Congo. However, (Hart, 2008) states that its historical occurrence on the mainland is unresolved, as it may never have occurred there.

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

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References

Allen, Glover M. and Loveridge, Arthur. (1942). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2792137#page/213/mode/1up]Scientific Results of a Fourth Expedition to Forested Areas in East and Central Africa. I. Mammals[/url]. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89(4): 147-214, 5 pl.

Basabose, Augustin K. (2015). [url=https://www.wildlife-science.org/img/symposium/2015-07/20150721-22_Program-and-abstracts.pdf#page=7]Potential suitable field station for long-term primate research and conservation activities on Idjwi Island, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo[/url]. The 4th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science July 21st-22nd, 2015, Science Seminar House, Kyoto University, Japan. Abstract only.

Hart, J. (2008). Cercopithecus mitis ssp. schoutedeni. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 September 2011.

Healy, A. (2013). Blue Monkey Cercopithecus mitis, pp. 693-694. In: Mittermeier, R. A., Rylands, A. B. and Wilson, D. E. (eds.). Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3: Primates. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Kingdon, J., Gippoliti, S., Butynski, T.M., Lawes, M.J., Eeley, H., Lehn, C. & De Jong, Y. (2008). Cercopithecus mitis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 September 2011.

https://web.archive.org/web/20061119072924/https://www.ecofac.org/Biblio/Download/Guides/PrimatesGuide.pdf#page=42

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/17085/cercopithecus-mitis-schoutedeni-schoutedens-monkey

 

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