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Black-and-white colobus

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Black-and-white colobi
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Mantled Guereza
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Cercopithecidae
Genus:Colobus
Illiger, 1811

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Species

Colobus satanas
Colobus angolensis
Colobus polykomos
Colobus vellerosus
Colobus guereza

Black-and-white colobus are the Old World monkeys which bear a striking resemblance to skunks. They are of the genus Colobus and are closely related to the red colobus monkeys of genus Piliocolobus. The word "colobus" comes from Greek ekolobóse "he cut short" and is so named because its thumb is a stump.

Genus Colobus

  • Black Colobus, Colobus satanas
  • Angola Colobus, Colobus angolensis
    • Colobus angolensis angolensis
    • Colobus angolensis cottoni
    • Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii
    • Colobus angolensis cordieri
    • Colobus angolensis prigoginei
    • Colobus angolensis palliatus
  • King Colobus, Colobus polykomos
  • Ursine Colobus, Colobus vellerosus
  • Mantled Guereza, Colobus guereza
    • Colobus guereza guereza
    • Colobus guereza gallarum
    • Colobus guereza occidentalis
    • Colobus guereza dodingae
    • Colobus guereza percivali
    • Colobus guereza matschiei
    • Colobus guereza kikuyuensis
    • Colobus guereza caudatus

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