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Cephalophus rufilatus
Red-flanked duiker
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Literature Cited

Agbelusi, E.E. (1992). Habitat preference and food habits of red-flanked duiker in Ifon Game Reserve: Ondo State, Nigeria. Ongules/Ungulates 91: 229-232

Dittrich, L. (1969). Birth weights and weight increases of African antelopes born at Hanover Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 9: 118-120.

Dittrich, L. (1979). Some further birth weights of African antelopes born at Hanover Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 19: 201.

Dowsett R.J. (1993). The red-flanked duiker Cephalophus rufilatus does not occur in Congo and Gabon. Mammalia 57(3): 445-446.

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

Eves, H.E., and Bakarr, M.I. (2001). Impacts of bushmeat hunting on wildlife populations in West Africa's Upper Guinea forest ecosystem. In: Hunting and Bushmeat Utilization in the African Rain Forest. Conservation International, Washington D.C.

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

Happold, D.C.D. (1987). The Mammals of Nigeria. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Henshaw J., and Ayeni, J. (1971). Some aspects of big-game utilization of mineral licks in Yankari Game reserve, Nigeria. East African Wildlife Journal 9: 73-82.

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Cephalophus rufilatus. In: IUCN (2012). IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Kingdon, J. (1982). East African Mammals: An atlas of evolution in Africa. Academic Press, London.

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

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Schweers, V.S. (1984). Zur Fortpflanzungsbiologie des Zebraduckers Cephalophus zebra (Gray, 1838) im Vergleich zu anderen Cephalophus-Arten. Zeitschrift fur Saugetierekunde 49: 21-36.

Walther, F.R. (1990). Duikers and Dwarf Antelopes. Pp. 325-343 in: Parker, S.P. [ed.] (1990). Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals, Vol. 5. McGraw-Hill, New York.

Weigl, R. (2005). Longevity of Mammals in Captivity: from the living collections of the world. E Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandling, Stuttgart.

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.

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.

Additional Resources

Dipeolu, O.O., and Akinboade, O.A. (1984). Studies on ticks of veterinary importance in Nigeria. XI. Observations on the biology of ticks detached from the red-flanked duiker (Cephamophys rufulatus) and parasites encountered in their blood. Veterinary Parasitology 14(2): 87-93.

Dittrich, L. (1970). Beitrag zur Fortpflanzungsbiologie afrikanischer Antilopen im Zoologischen Garten. Zool. Garten N. F. 39: 16-40.

Dittrich, L. (1972). Beobachtungen bei der Haltung von Cephalophus-Arten sowie zue Fortpflanzung und Jugendentwicklung von C. dorsalis und C. rufilatus in Gefangenschaft. Zool. Garten N. F. 42: 1-6.

Dittrich, L. (1972). Gestation periods and age of sexual maturity of some African antelopes. International Zoo Yearbook 12: 184-187.

Dubost, G., and Feer, F. (1988). Variabiulite comportmentale a l'interieur du genre Cephalophus (Ruminantia, Bovidae), par l'exemple de C. rufilatus Gray, 1846. Zeitschrift fur Saugetierekunde 53(1):31-47.

Eves, H. (2000). Duikers: A primary target for Africa's bushmeat trade. Animal Keepers' Forum 27(11):497-505.

Esser, J.D. (1980). Grouping pattern of ungulates in Benoue National Park and adjacent areas, Northern Cameroon. Spixiana 3(2): 179-192.

Fischer, F., and Linsenmair, K.E. (2001). Decreases in ungulate population densities. Examples from the Comoe National Park, Ivory Coast. Biological Conservation 101(2): 131-135.

Hofmann, T., and Roth, H. (2003). Feeding preferences of duiker (Cephalophus maxwelli, C. rufilatus, and C. niger) in Ivory Coast and Ghana. Mammalian Biology 68(2): 65-77.

IEA (Institute of Applied Ecology) (1998). Cephalophus rufilatus. In: African Mammals Databank - A Databank for the Conservation and Management of the African Mammals Vol 1 and 2. Bruxelles: European Commission Directorate. Available online at http://gorilla.bio.uniroma1.it/amd/amd056b.html

Meteyer, C.U., Gonzales, B.J., Heuschele, W.P., and Howard, E.B. (1989). Epidemiologic and pathologic aspects of an epizootic of malignant catarrhal fever in exotic hoofstock. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 25(2): 280-286.

Steinhauer, B.B. (1987). Count and distribution of large mammals of Comoe National Park (Ivory Coast): Notes on the size of the troops and their reproductive seasons. Mammalia 51(2): 283-304.

*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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