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Cephalophus callipygus
Peters's duiker
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Literature Cited

Dubost, G. (1984). Comparison of the diets of frugivorous forest mammals of Gabon. Journal of Mammalogy 65(2): 298-316.

Dubost G. and Feer, F. (1992). Saisons de reproduction des petits Ruminants dans le nord-est du Gabon, en fonction des variations des ressources alimentaires. Mammalia 56(1): 25-43.

East, R. [compiler] (1999). African Antelope Database 1998. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Feer, F. (1989). Comparaison des régimes alimentaires de Cephalophus callipygus et C. dorsalis, Bovidés sympatriques de la forêt sempervirente africaine. Mammalia 53(4): 563-620.

Happold, D.C.D. (1973). Large Mammals of West Africa. Longman Group, Ltd, London.

IEA (Institute of Applied Ecology) (1998). Cephalophus callipygus. In African Mammals Databank - A Databank for the Conservation and Management of the African Mammals Vol 1 and 2. European Commission Directorate, Bruxelles. Available online at the African Mammals Databank website.

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Cephalophus callipygus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Kingdon, J. (1997). The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press, London and New York.

Noss, A.J. (1998). The impacts of cable snare hunting on wildlife populations in the forests of the Central African Republic. Conservation Biology 12(2): 390-398.

Walther, F.R. (1990). Duikers and Dwarf Antelopes. Pp. 325-343 in: Parker, S.P. [ed.] Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Wilson, V.J. [compiler] (1987). Action plan for duiker conservation. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group and Chipangali Wildlife Trust.

Wilson, V.J. (2001). Duikers of Africa: Masters of the African forest floor. Zimbi Books, South Africa.

Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. [eds] (1993). Mammal Species of the World (Second Edition). Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press. Available online at the Mammal Species of the World website.

Additional Resources

*Feer, F. (1989). The use of space by two sympatric duikers (Cephalophus callipygus and Cephalophus dorsalis) in an African rainforest - the role of activity rhythms. Revue d'Ecologie la Terre et la Vie 44(3): 225-248.

Feer, F. (1995). Seed dispersal in African forest ruminants. Journal of Tropical Ecology 11(4): 683-689.

Feiler, A. (1990). Distribution of mammals in Angola and notes on biogeography. Pp. 221-236 in: Peters, G. and Hutter, R. Vertebrates in the Tropics. Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn.

Gautier-Hion, A., Emmons, L.H., and Dubost, G. (1980). A comparison of the diets of three major groups of primary consumers of Gabon (primates, squirrels and ruminants). Oecologia (Berlin) 45: 182-189.

Haltenorth, T. and Diller, H. (1980). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Africa, including Madagascar. Collins, London.

*Heymans, J. and Lejoly, J. (1981). Sur la répartition des Cephalophinae en foret ombrophile. Revue de Zoologie Africaine 95: 1-10.

Muchaal, P.K. and Ngandjui, G. (1999). Impact of village hunting on wildlife populations in the western Dja Reserve, Cameroon. Conservation Biology 13(2): 385-396.

Noss, A.J. (1999). Censusing rainforest game species with communal net hunts. African Journal of Ecology 37(1): 1-11.

*Thomas, O. (1892). On the antelopes of the genus Cephalophus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1892: 413-430.

*van Vuuren, B.J. and Robinson, T.J. (2001). Retrieval of four adaptive lineages in duiker antelope: Evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequences and fluorescence in situ hybridization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 20(3): 409-425.

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