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Moustached guenon

Moustached guenon[1]
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At the Tierpark Hellabrunn
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Cercopithecus
C. cephus
Binomial name
Cercopithecus cephus
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Moustached guenon range

Simia cephus Linnaeus, 1758

The moustached guenon or moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.[2]


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 155. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Oates, J. F.; Gippoliti, S. & Bearder, S. (2008). "Cercopithecus cephus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T4214A10664683. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T4214A10664683.en. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ Linnaeus, Carl (1758). Systema naturæ. Regnum animale (10th ed.). p. 27. Retrieved 19 November 2012.