Perodicticus ibeanus stockleyi (Butynski and de Jong, 2007:136)

Mount Kenya potto



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Perodicticus potto stockleyi Butynski and de Jong, 2007:136


Conservation Status


Last record: 20 June 1938

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Mount Kenya, Kenya


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Butynski, Thomas M. and de Jong, Yvonne A. (2007). Distribution of the Potto Perodicticus potto (Primates: Lorisidae) in Eastern Africa, with a description of a new subspecies from Mount Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 96(2): 113-147.


Other references:

Butynski, Thomas M. and de Jong, Yvonne A. (2017). The Mount Kenya Potto is a Subspecies of the Eastern Potto Perodicticus ibeanus. Primate Conservation 31: [pagination?].

Oates, J.F., Butynski, T.M., Kingdon, J., Bearder, S., Pimley, E. & De Jong, Y. 2016. Perodicticus potto. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T91995408A91995190. Downloaded on 29 May 2017.


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