Black crested mangabey

The black crested mangabey (Lophocebus aterrimus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is only found in Democratic Republic of the Congo with a small habitat extending to Angola. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

Black-crested mangabey[1]
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Lophocebus
L. aterrimus
Binomial name
Lophocebus aterrimus
(Oudemans, 1890)
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Black crested mangabey range


  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 160. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Maisels, F., Hart, J. & Laudisoit, A. (2008). "Lophocebus aterrimus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019: e.T12310A17952087. Retrieved 11 December 2019.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)