This species is 91% complete

Ceratogyrus darlingi Pocock, 1897

South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique
7.9/10 rating (40 votes)
IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status
Ceratogyrus darlingi
Ceratogyrus darlingi
Ceratogyrus darlingi

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Ceratogyrus darlingi
Synonyms : Ceratogyrus bechuanicus
  • Described By: Pocock, 1897
  • Researcher Profile: Reginald Innes Pocock
  • Genus: Ceratogyrus
  • Common Name: Rear Horned Baboon
  • Original Type Locality: Enkeldoorn, 110 miles S. of Salisbury in Mashunaland (J. ffolliott Darling). Three adult females.
    • Ceratogyrus darlingii Pocock, 1897
    • Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Purcell, 1902 [Male]
    • Ceratogyrus schultzei Purcell, 1908 [Female]
    • Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Lawrence, 1936 [Female]
    • Ceratogyrus bechuanicus De Wet & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 1991 [Synonym]

Specimen Records

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Ceratogyrus darlingi
(?), South Africa
(?), South Africa
(?), Mozambique
(?), Mozambique
(TM 6018), Botswana
(TM 6022), Botswana
(PPRI AcAt 2005/2193), South Africa
(?), South Africa
(BMNH 1907-6-9-6), Zimbabwe
(BMNH 1908-12-23-6-7), Zimbabwe
(BMNH 1899-5-4-12), Zimbabwe
(TM 16338), South Africa
(?), South Africa
(TM 16337), South Africa
(BMNH dry tray AR511), Botswana
(BMNH 1912-4-10-1), Botswana
(NM 9866), Zimbabwe
(NM Z/A 1310), Zimbabwe
(NM 16028), Mozambique
(NM 16009), Mozambique
(N M Z /A 1428), Zimbabwe
(NM 13747), Zimbabwe
(NM Z/A 1483), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1225), Zimbabwe
Lectotype : (BMNH 1897-4-6-3-5), Zimbabwe
Paralectotype : (BMNH 1897-4-6-3-5), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1713), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1712), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1475), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1574), Zimbabwe
(BMNH 1897/4/6/3/5), Zimbabwe
Ceratogyrus bechuanicus
(TM 5366), South Africa
(TM 16406), South Africa
(TM 16405), South Africa
(TM 16404), South Africa
(TM 5370), South Africa
(TM 5373), South Africa
(TM 6019), Botswana
(TM 6018), Botswana
(TM 6024), Botswana
(TM 6017), Botswana
(TM 16403), South Africa
(TM 16402), South Africa
(TM 16387), South Africa
(TM 16386), South Africa
(TM 16385), South Africa
(TM 16384), South Africa
(TM 16394), South Africa
(TM 16395), South Africa
(TM 16401), South Africa
(TM 16400), South Africa
(TM 16399), South Africa
(TM 6020), Botswana
(TM 6021), Botswana
(TM 9076), Botswana
(TM 9075), Botswana
(TM 8947), Botswana
(TM 8946), Botswana
(TM 9172), Botswana
(TM 9188), Botswana
Syntype : (SAM 4539), Botswana
(TM16388), South Africa
(TM 9763), South Africa
(TM 9189), Botswana
(TM 7784), South Africa
(TM 7365), South Africa
(TM 6027), Botswana
(TM 6026), Botswana
(TM 6025), Botswana
(TM 6023), Botswana
(TM 6028), Botswana
(TM 6032), Botswana
(TM 6625), South Africa
(TM 6035), Botswana
(TM 6034), Botswana
(TM 16383), South Africa
(TM 16382), South Africa
(NM Z/A 7750), Zimbabwe
(NM 16018), South Africa
(NM 16017), South Africa
(NM 16016), South Africa
(NMZ/A 1496), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 1507), South Africa
(SMN 35205), Namibia
(SMN 35010), Namibia
(NMZ/A 5606), Zimbabwe
(NMZ/A 2198), Zimbabwe
(NM 16015), South Africa
(NM 16007), South Africa
(NCA 81/656), South Africa
(MRAC 154648), South Africa
(MRAC 154647), Botswana
(?), Botswana
(NCA 89/504), South Africa
(NM 13742), Mozambique
(NM 13818), South Africa
(NM 13745), South Africa
(NM 13744), South Africa
(SMN 35243), Namibia
(SMN 35384), Namibia
(TM 16375), South Africa
(TM 16374), South Africa
(TM 16373), South Africa
(TM 16372), South Africa
(TM 16376), South Africa
(TM 16377), South Africa
(TM 16381), South Africa
(TM 16380), South Africa
(TM 16379), South Africa
(TM 16378), South Africa
(TM 16371), South Africa
(TM 16370), South Africa
(TM 16364), South Africa
(TM 10983), Namibia
(SMN 35758 Eava 383), Namibia
(SMN 35674), Namibia
(TM 16365), South Africa
(TM 16366), South Africa
(TM 16369), South Africa
(TM 16368), South Africa
(TM 16367), South Africa
(?), South Africa
Ceratogyrus schultzei
Syntype : (ZMB 29829), Botswana

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Habitat and Type Locality

Ceratogyrus darlingi
Ceratogyrus darlingi

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