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Black Colobus
Colobus satanas
Information
Common Name Satanic Black Colobus
Range central-western Africa
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Cercopithecidae
Genus Colobus
Species Colobus vellerosus
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Black colobus or Satanic black colobus (Colobus satanas), is a species of black-and-white colobus in the Cercopithecidae. This colobus is considered by some to be the most primitive of the colobus monkeys. The black colobus has dark skin under a long black coat of fur and a long black tail. Males of this species can weigh up to 24.25 lb (11 kg).

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