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Ursine Colobus
Colobus vellerosus
Information
Common Name White-thighed Colobus, Geoffroy's Black-and-White Colobus and White-thighed Black-and-White Colobus
Range Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo, as well as very southernmost Burkina Faso.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Cercopithecidae
Genus Colobus
Species Colobus vellerosus
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Ursine colobus (Colobus vellerosus), also known as the white-thighed colobus, Geoffroy's black-and-white colobus, white-thighed black-and-white colobus, is a species of black-and-white colobus in the Cercopithecidae family. It is found in Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo, as well as very southernmost Burkina Faso. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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