Taxon profile


King Colobus
Colobus polykomos (Zimmermann, 1780)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Cercopithecidae - old world monkeys »  genus Colobus

Scientific synonyms

Colobus polykomos polykomos (Zimmermann, 1780)
Colobus polykomos comosa Shaw, 1800
Colobus polykomos dollmani Schwarz, 1927
Colobus polykomos leucomeros Ogilby, 1837
Colobus polykomos polycomos Schreber, 1798
Colobus polykomos regalis Kerr, 1792
Colobus polykomos ursinus Ogilby, 1835

Other names

= Ursine Black-and-white Colobus
= Western Black-and-white Colobus
= Western Pied Colobus



Colobus polykomos - King Colobus

Author: Elias Neideck

Colobus polykomos - King Colobus

Author: Jan Kirner

Colobus polykomos - King Colobus

Author: Jan Kirner

Colobus polykomos - King Colobus


Author: Michal Sloviak

Taxon in country check-lists

Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [5144]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Colobus polykomos (E.A.W. Zimmermann, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Colobus polykomos Zimmermann, 1780]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Colobus polykomos (Zimmermann, 1780)]

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