Udzungwa red colobus

The Udzungwa red colobus[2] (Piliocolobus gordonorum), also known as the Uzungwa red colobus[3] or Iringa red colobus,[4] is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to riverine and montane forest in the Udzungwa Mountains in Kilolo District of Iringa Region in Tanzania.[4] It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Udzungwa red colobus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Piliocolobus
P. gordonorum
Binomial name
Piliocolobus gordonorum
(Matschie, 1900)
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Udzungwa red colobus range


  1. ^ a b Rovero, F.; Barelli, C.; Butynski, T.M.; Marshall, A.J.; Struhsaker, T.T. (2019). "Piliocolobus gordonorum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T40015A92629595. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T40015A92629595.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  2. ^ Udzungwa Red Colobus. Archived 2008-06-07 at the Wayback Machine ARKive. Accessed 2008-07-20
  3. ^ 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. 169. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  4. ^ a b Kingdon, J. (1997). The Kingdon Guide to African Mammals. London: Academic Press Limited. ISBN 0-12-408355-2.