Primates

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 33–45 | Cite as

The distribution and conservation status of colobus monkeys in Tanzania

  • W. A. Rodgers
Article

Abstract

Some problems of the subspecific taxonomy of both the black and white and the red colobus are discussed. New distribution data are given which effectively close the gap betweenC. angolensis sharpei andC. angolensis palliatus ranges. The distribution ofC. badius gordonorum is described. Brief details of the conservation status of 54 populations of colobus are given and a call made for the increased protection ofC. a. adolfi-friederici,C. a. palliatus (s.1.) andC. b. gordonorum populations.

Keywords

Distribution Data Animal Ecology Conservation Status Colobus Monkey 

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© Japan Monkey Centre 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Rodgers
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of Dar es SalaamDar es SalaamTanzania

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