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Colobus guereza (Guereza)

Wikipedia Abstract

The mantled guereza (Colobus guereza), also known simply as the guereza, the eastern black-and-white colobus, or the Abyssinian black-and-white colobus, is a black-and-white colobus, a type of Old World monkey. It is native to much of west central and east Africa, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Chad. The species consists of several subspecies that differ in appearance.
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Infraspecies

Colobus guereza caudatus (Mt. Kilimanjaro Guereza)
Colobus guereza dodingae (Dodinga Hills Guereza)
Colobus guereza gallarum (Djaffa Mountains Guereza)
Colobus guereza guereza (Omo River Guereza)
Colobus guereza kikuyuensis (Mt. Kenya Guereza)
Colobus guereza matschiei (Mau Forest Guereza)
Colobus guereza occidentalis (Western Guereza)
Colobus guereza percivali (Mt. Uaraguess Guereza)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
14
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.44
EDGE Score: 1.69

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  21.94 lbs (9.95 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  398 grams
Female Maturity [2]  4 years
Male Maturity [2]  6 years
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Diet [1]  Herbivore
Gestation [2]  5 months 25 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  35 years
Weaning [2]  1 year

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Albertine Rift montane forests Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cameroonian Highlands forests Cameroon, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
East African montane forests Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Congolian swamp forests Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ethiopian montane forests Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands Ethiopia, Eritrea Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Ethiopian montane moorlands Ethiopia Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Mount Cameroon and Bioko montane forests Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeastern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northwestern Congolian lowland forests Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Saharan flooded grasslands Sudan Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Serengeti volcanic grasslands Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Congolian swamp forests Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bamingui-Bangoran Conservation Area National Park II 2783298 Central African Republic  
Garamba National Park II 1237963 Democratic Republic of the Congo  
Kibale National Park II 196202 Uganda
Nechisar National Park II 256137 Ethiopia  
Nouabalï-Ndoki National Park II 1013529 Congo  
Parc National d'Odzala National Park II 3423581 Congo  
Parc National de la Benoue National Park II 414262 Cameroon  
Reserve Forestiere et de Faune du Dja Wildlife Reserve IV 1551322 Cameroon  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Guinean Forests of West Africa Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Togo No

Prey / Diet

Acanthus arboreus[3]
Albizia grandibracteata (Red Nongo)[3]
Antiaris toxicaria[4]
Balanites wilsoniana[3]
Blighia unijugata (Triangle Tops)[4]
Bridelia micrantha (Coastal Golden-leaf)[4]
Celtis africana (White Stinkwood)[3]
Celtis durandii (False White Stinkwood)[3]
Dombeya kirkii (River Wild Pear)[3]
Eucalyptus grandis (grand eucalyptus)[3]
Ficus exasperata[5]
Ficus sur (Cape fig)[4]
Gilbertiodendron dewevrei[5]
Manilkara butugi[4]
Markhamia lutea[3]
Morus mesozygia (black mulberry)[4]
Olea capensis (Black Ironwood)[3]
Premna angolensis[3]
Pygeum africanum (Red Stinkwood)[5]
Spathodea campanulata (rarningobchey)[3]
Strychnos mitis (Yellow Bitterberry)[3]
Trilepisium madagascariense (Bastard Fig)[4]
Vepris nobilis (Large-leaved Cherry-orange)[5]
Zanthoxylum gillettii[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arizelocichla masukuensis (Shelley's Greenbul)4
Arizelocichla milanjensis (Stripe-cheeked Greenbul)1
Baeopogon indicator (Honeyguide Greenbul)1
Buccanodon duchaillui (Yellow-spotted Barbet)3
Bycanistes brevis (Silvery-cheeked Hornbill)1
Bycanistes bucinator (Trumpeter Hornbill)1
Bycanistes subcylindricus (Grey-cheeked Hornbill)7
Cephalophus natalensis (Natal duiker)1
Cercopithecus ascanius (black-cheeked white-nosed monkey)7
Cercopithecus mitis (blue monkey)6
Cercopithecus pogonias (crowned guenon)1
Cheirogaleus medius (fat-tailed dwarf lemur)1
Chlorocichla laetissima (Joyful Greenbul)5
Cinnyricinclus leucogaster (Violet-backed Starling)1
Cinnyris venustus (Variable sunbird)2
Crithagra mozambica (Yellow-fronted Canary)1
Epomophorus wahlbergi (Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat)1
Eulemur fulvus (brown lemur)1
Eurillas curvirostris (Plain Greenbul)3
Eurillas latirostris (Yellow-whiskered Greenbul)5
Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)1
Gymnobucco bonapartei (Grey-throated Barbet)2
Heliosciurus rufobrachium (red-legged sun squirrel)5
Loxodonta africana (African Bush Elephant)1
Lybius bidentatus (Double-toothed Barbet)1
Lybius torquatus (Black-collared Barbet)1
Micropteropus pusillus (Peters's dwarf epauletted fruit bat)2
Musophaga rossae (Ross's Turaco)2
Neotragus moschatus (suni)1
Oriolus brachyrynchus (Western Oriole)2
Otolemur crassicaudatus (greater galago)1
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)2
Parus funereus (Dusky Tit)1
Philantomba monticola (blue duiker)1
Phyllastrephus cabanisi (Cabanis's Greenbul)2
Phyllastrephus hypochloris (Toro Olive Greenbul)1
Phylloscopus budongoensis (Uganda Woodland Warbler)3
Phylloscopus trochilus (Willow Warbler)3
Platysteira castanea (Chestnut wattle-eye)1
Ploceus bicolor (Dark-backed Weaver)4
Ploceus nigerrimus (Vieillot's Black Weaver)1
Ploceus nigricollis (Black-necked Weaver)1
Pogoniulus bilineatus (Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird)3
Potamochoerus porcus (red river hog)1
Pteropus voeltzkowi (Pemba flying fox)1
Pycnonotus barbatus (Common Bulbul)6
Rousettus aegyptiacus (Egyptian rousette)1
Stelgidillas gracilirostris (Slender-billed Greenbul)1
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)6
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)1
Tauraco corythaix (Knysna Turaco)1
Tockus alboterminatus (Crowned Hornbill)1
Trachylaemus purpuratus (yellow-billed barbet)2
Treron calvus (African Green Pigeon)2
Turdoides sharpei (Black-lored Babbler)1
Turdus pelios (African Thrush)1
Turtur tympanistria (Tambourine Dove)2
Zosterops senegalensis (African Yellow White-eye)5

Predators

Asio capensis (Marsh Owl)[6]
Dendroaspis polylepis (Black Mamba)[6]
Necrosyrtes monachus (Hooded Vulture)[6]
Panthera pardus (Leopard)[6]
Stephanoaetus coronatus (Crowned Eagle)[7]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Lancet liver fluke)[8]
Entamoeba coli[8]
Entamoeba histolytica[8]
Pedicinus colobi[5]
Pedicinus pictus[5]
Schistosoma mansoni[8]
Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm)[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
African Safari
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstankikuyuensis
Audubon Zoo
Banham Zoo Ltd.kikuyuensis
Binder Park Zoo
Bramble Park Zoo
 kikuyuensis
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Caldwell Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
 kikuyuensis
CERZA Centre d'Etude Rech Zool Augeron
 matschiei
Chehaw Wild Animal Park
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Chicago Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
City of Belfast Zookikuyuensis
Cleveland Metroparks Zookikuyuensis
Colchester Zoocaudatus
Cologne Zookikuyuensis
Dallas Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Denver Zoological Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dierenpark Emmen
Drusillas Zoo Parkoccidentalis
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plainekikuyuensis
Espace Zoologique la Boissiere du Dorekikuyuensis
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Fort Worth Zoological Park
 kikuyuensis
Fota Wildlife Parkkikuyuensis
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Great Plains Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Henry Vilas Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Howletts Wild Animal Parkkikuyuensis
Jackson Zoological Park
 kikuyuensis
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
 kikuyuensis
John Ball Zoological Gardenkikuyuensis
Kaliningrad Zoo
La Vallée des Singes
 kikuyuensis
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zookikuyuensis
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
 kikuyuensis
Melbourne Zoo
 guereza
 kikuyuensis
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
 kikuyuensis
Mesker Park Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzezakikuyuensis
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Minnesota Zoological Garden
 kikuyuensis
Miskolc Zoo/Állatkert és Kultúrparkkikuyuensis
Monarto Zoological Park
 guereza
 kikuyuensis
Moscow Zoological Park
Municipal Independent Org. Roev Ruchei
Museum de Besanconkikuyuensis
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
National Zoo & Aquariumguereza
Niabi Zoo
Nogeyama Zoological Gardens Yokohama
 kikuyuensis
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
 caudatus
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFT
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Olmense Zookikuyuensis
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Oregon Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Parc Paysager Et Animalier Du Reynou
Parc Zoologique de La Palmyrekikuyuensis
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
 caudatus
Peoria Zoo in Glen Oak Park
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park
 kikuyuensis
 occidentalis
Potawatomi Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Randers Regnskov
Riverside Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Rotterdam Zoo
Safari de Peaugres
 kikuyuensis
Safari West
Safaripark Beekse Bergen
Saint Louis Zoological Park
 kikuyuensis
San Diego Wild Animal Park
 kikuyuensis
San Diego Zookikuyuensis
San Francisco Zoological Gardens
Santa Ana Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Silesian Zoological Garden
Silver Springs Parkkikuyuensis
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Skaerup Mini Zoo
Skansen Foundation, Zool. Dept.
 matschiei
Sunset Zoo
Tautphaus Park Zoo
 kikuyuensis
The Philadelphia Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Toledo Zoological Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Touroparckikuyuensis
Twycross Zoooccidentalis
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Usti nad Labem Zoocaudatus
Utah's Hogle Zoo
 kikuyuensis
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
 kikuyuensis
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)
 kikuyuensis
 occidentalis
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontainekikuyuensis
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)kikuyuensis
Zoo de la Bourbansais
Zoo de La Fleche
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
 kikuyuensis
Zoo Dresden GmbHkikuyuensis
Zoo Krefeld GmbHkikuyuensis
Zoo New England, Stone Zookikuyuensis
Zoo of Acadiana
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
 kikuyuensis
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
 guereza
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of London
 kikuyuensis
Zoologicka zahrada Bojnicekikuyuensis
Zoologická zahrada Hodoníncaudatus
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurtkikuyuensis
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.kikuyuensis

Range Map

Africa;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3Variation in diet and ranging of black and white colobus monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda, Tara R. Harris & Colin A. Chapman, Primates (2007) 48:208–221 4Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press. 5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 6The Serengeti food web: empirical quantification and analysis of topological changes under increasing human impact, Sara N. de Visser, Bernd P. Freymann and Han Olff, Journal of Animal Ecology 2011, 80, 484–494 7Predatory behavior of crowned hawk-eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus) in Kibale National Park, Uganda, John C. Mitani · William J. Sanders Jeremiah S. Lwanga · Tammy L. Windfelder, Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2001) 49:187–195 8Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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