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Cercopithecus petaurista (lesser white-nosed monkey)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lesser spot-nosed monkey, lesser spot-nosed guenon, lesser white-nosed guenon, or lesser white-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus petaurista) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo, possibly Guinea-Bissau, and possibly Senegal.
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Infraspecies

Cercopithecus petaurista buettikoferi (Western Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey)
Cercopithecus petaurista petaurista (Eastern Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
16
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.21
EDGE Score: 1.83

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  8.135 lbs (3.69 kg)
Female Weight [1]  6.244 lbs (2.832 kg)
Male Weight [1]  10.027 lbs (4.548 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  60.6 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  20 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Litter Size [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [3]  29 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  16 inches (41 cm)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Eastern Guinean forests Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guinean forest-savanna mosaic Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Senegal Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Guinean lowland forests Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bia National Park II 76804 Ghana    
Omo Strict Natural Reserve Forest Reserve 328086 Nigeria  
Parc National de la Comoe National Park II 2902593 Côte d'Ivoire  
Parc National de Tai National Park II 1085310 Côte d'Ivoire  
Reserve de la Biosphere des Monts Nimba Biosphere Reserve 358797 Guinea  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
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

Elaeis guineensis (African oil palm)[4]

Predators

Stephanoaetus coronatus (Crowned Eagle)[5]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Necator americanus (hookworm)[6]
Pedicinus patas[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

Africa;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
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
3de 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
4Jorrit 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.
5Primate Remains from African Crowned Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) Nests in Ivory Coast’s Tai Forest: Implications for Primate Predation and Early Hominid Taphonomy in South Africa, W. Scott McGraw, Catherine Cooke, and Susanne Shultz, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 131:151–165 (2006)
6Nunn, 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.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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