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Colobus angolensis (Angolan colobus)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Angola colobus, Angolan black-and-white colobus, or Angolan colobus (Colobus angolensis) is an arboreal Old World monkey belonging to the Colobus genus.
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Colobus angolensis angolensis (Sclater's Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis cordieri (Cordier's Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis cottoni (Powell-Cotton's Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis palliatus (Peters' Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis prigoginei (Prigogine's Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii (Adolf Friedrichs's Angolan Colobus)
Colobus angolensis sharpei (Sharpe's Angolan Colobus)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.33
EDGE Score: 1.99


Adult Weight [1]  19.015 lbs (8.625 kg)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Plants [2]  70 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Litter Size [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  35 years


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania No
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No


Homo sapiens (man)[3]
Panthera pardus (Leopard)[3]


Parasitized by 
Entamoeba coli[4]
Entamoeba histolytica[4]
Enterobius vermicularis[4]
Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm)[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map



External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1de 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
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.
4Nunn, 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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License