- Sun-tailed Monkey
name = Sun-tailed Monkey
status = VU
trend = down
status_system = iucn3.1
genus = "
species = "C. solatus"
binomial = "Cercopithecus solatus"
M. H. S. Harrison, 1988
The Sun-tailed Monkey ("Cercopithecus solatus"), also known as the Sun-tailed Guenon, is a primate that lives semi-terrestrially in one hilly area of moist evergreen forest in
The Sun-tailed Monkey was only discovered in 1984, so not much is known about it. It is a
frugivore. It weighs up to about 4 - 9 kg. Troops consist of one adult male and several females and young.
* Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is vulnerable and the criteria used
* [http://www.animalinfo.org/species/primate/cercsola.htm Animal Info 2004]
*ARKive - [http://www.arkive.org/species/GES/mammals/Cercopithecus_solatus/ images and movies of the sun-tailed monkey "(Cercopithecus solatus)"]
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