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Piliocolobus rufomitratus (Tana River red colobus)

Synonyms: Procolobus rufomitratus

Wikipedia Abstract

The Tana River red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus), also called the eastern red colobus, is a highly endangered species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family. It is endemic to a narrow zone of gallery forest near the Tana River in southeastern Kenya. As recently as 2000 P. rufomitratus was listed as "Critically Endangered" however the most recent Red List has the species as "Least Concern".
View Wikipedia Record: Piliocolobus rufomitratus

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Piliocolobus rufomitratus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.08
EDGE Score: 2.21


Adult Weight [1]  17.64 lbs (8.00 kg)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Plants [2]  70 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %


Homo sapiens (man)[3]
Stephanoaetus coronatus (Crowned Eagle)[3]


Parasitized by 
Pedicinus badii[3]

Range Map




Attributes / relations provided by
1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jorrit 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.
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