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Monocentropus balfouri Pocock, 1897

Socotra Island, Yemen
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Monocentropus balfouri
Monocentropus balfouri
Monocentropus balfouri Mature Male

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Monocentropus balfouri
  • Described By: Pocock, 1897
  • Researcher Profile: Reginald Innes Pocock
  • Genus: Monocentropus
  • Etymology: Named after the collector of the type specimen I.B Balfour
  • Common Name: Socotra Island Blue Baboon
  • Original Type Locality: Loc. Socotra. A single adult male example (I. B. Balfour).

Specimen Records

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Monocentropus balfouri
Holotype : (BMNH 81-10-6), Socotra

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