Piliocolobus bouvieri de Rochebrune, 1887

Bouvier’s red colobus



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Procolobus badius bouvieri de Rochebrune, 1887; Procolobus pennantii bouvieri de Rochebrune, 1887


Conservation Status

Last record: c. 25 years ago

Rediscovered in 2015


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Democratic Republic of Congo












Butynski, T.M., Grubb, P. and J. Kingdon. 2013. Procolobus pennantii Pennant's Red Colobus. In: T.M. Butynski, J. Kingdon and J. Kalina (eds), The Mammals of Africa. Volume II: Primates, pp. 137-141. Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Devreese, Lieven. (undated). Preliminary survey of the current distribution and conservation status of the poorly known and critically endangered Piliocolobus bouvieri in the Republic of Congo. Unpublished?

Gippoliti, Spartaco and Agnelli, Paolo. (2014). Primatological relics of the Mission Brazzà-Pecile in Equatorial Africa at the Museo di Storia Naturale of Florence University, with taxonomic notes. Rendiconti Lincei 25(2): 195-199. [Abstract]

Mittermeier, R. A., Rylands, A. B. and Wilson D. E. (2013). Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volume 3 Primates. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Oates, J. F. and Struhsaker, T. (2016). Piliocolobus bouvieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T18250A92654006. Downloaded on 23 July 2016.


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