Piliocolobus langi (Allen, 1925)

Kisangani red colobus, Maiko red colobus, Lang's red colobus



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Colubus langi J.A. Allen, 1925; Piliocolobus foai langi (J.A. Allen, 1925); Piliocolobus rufomitratus langi (J.A. Allen, 1925); Procolobus badius langi (J.A. Allen, 1925); Procolobus rufomitratus langi (J.A. Allen, 1925)


Conservation Status




Democratic Republic of Congo


Biology & Ecology










Hart, J., Laudisoit, A., Struhsaker, T.T. & Oates, J.F. 2020. Piliocolobus langi (amended version of 2019 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T18261A166605018. Downloaded on 10 April 2020.

Kaisala, D., Falay, P., Mande, C., Hart, J. A., Inventory, S. D., & Kinshasa, D. R. C. (2020). Rediscovery of the Kisangani Red Colobus: Distribution, taxonomic and phenotypic variation, ecology, threats, and recommendations for its conservation. Report to Global Wildlife Conservation and the Frankfurt Zoological TL2 Project.

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


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