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New range limits of the sun-tailed monkey, Cercopithecus solatus, in Central Gabon

Citation
Coad LM, Tanga J, Maisels F, Abernethy K, Bout N, Fay M, Henschel P, Lenglet G, Mihindou Y, Puit M, Starkey M, White L & Pauwels OSG (2010) New range limits of the sun-tailed monkey, Cercopithecus solatus, in Central Gabon. Primate Conservation, 25 (1), pp. 33-41. https://doi.org/10.1896/052.025.0108

Abstract
Cercopithecus solatus is a recently discovered monkey endemic to Gabon, present in parts of the Lopé National Park and the Forêt des Abeilles in the center of the country. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List (2010) due to its restricted extent of occurrence and continuing decline in population caused by high hunting pressure. All known field observations of this species are compiled here. Data collected since 1999 show that C. solatus occurs further to the south, east, and west than was previously known, and that its extent of occurrence almost certainly includes three national parks, rather than one.

Keywords
Gabon; Sun-tailed monkey; Cercopithecus solatus; distribution; protected areas; Red List

Journal
Primate Conservation: Volume 25, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Author(s)Coad, Lauren M; Tanga, Jean-Jacques; Maisels, Fiona; Abernethy, Katharine; Bout, Nicolas; Fay, Mike; Henschel, Philipp; Lenglet, Georges; Mihindou, Yves; Puit, Marielle; Starkey, Malcolm; White, Lee; Pauwels, Olivier S G
Publication date31/12/2010
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/19488
PublisherConservation International
ISSN0898-6207
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