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Philantomba monticola  (Thunberg, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898239

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cephalophus monticola (Thunberg, 1789)
  Common Name(s): Blue Duiker [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyBovidae Gray, 1821 – antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, bovids  
                                     SubfamilyCephalophinae Blyth, 1863  
                                        GenusPhilantomba Blyth, 1840  
                                           SpeciesPhilantomba monticola (Thunberg, 1789) – Blue Duiker  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola aequatorialis (Matschie, 1892)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola anchietae (Bocage, 1879)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola bicolor (Gray, 1863)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola congicus (Lönnberg, 1908)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola defriesi (W. Rothschild, 1904)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola hecki (Matschie, 1897)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola lugens (Thomas, 1898)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola melanorheus (Gray, 1846)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola monticola (Thunberg, 1789)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola musculoides (Heller, 1913)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola simpsoni (Thomas, 1910)  
                                              Subspecies Philantomba monticola sundevalli (Fitzinger, 1869)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Philantomba monticola   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Philantomba monticola   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: CITES: Appendix II adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II as Cephalophus monticola; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Cepalophus monticola  
    Comments: May include maxwellii; see Haltenorth and Diller (1977:43). Can be partitioned between grey-legged melanorheus division (includes also aequatorialis, congicus, lugens, musculoides, and sundevalli) and red-legged nominate monticola division (includes also anchietae, bicolor, defriesi, hecki, and simpsoni). Cotterill (2003b) recognized pembae and melanorheus as evolutionary species  



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