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Cephalophus spadix
Abbott's duiker
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Literature Cited

CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna). 2012. Appendix I, II, and III as adopted by the Conference of the Parties, valid from 25 September 2012. Available online at the CITES website.

Dorst, J., and Dandelot, P. (1970). A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa. Collins, London.

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

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.

Moyer, D.C., Jones, T., and Rovero, F. (2008). Cephalophus spadix. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Nowak, R.M. [ed.] (1991). Walker's Mammals of the World (Fifth Edition). The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Rovero, F., Jones, T., and Sanderson, J. (2005). Notes on Abbott's duiker (Cephalophus spadix True 1890) and other forest antelopes of Mwanihana Forest, Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania, as revealed by camera-trapping and direct observations. Tropical Zoology 18(1): 13-23.

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.

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

*Bowkett, A.E., Rovero, F., and Marshall, A.R. (2008). The use of camera-trap data to model habitat use by antelope species in the Udzungwa Mountain forests, Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 46: 479487.

East R. [ed.] (1988). Antelope Global Survey and Regional Action Plans. Part I: East and North East Africa. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group.

East, R. [ed.] (1996). Antelope survey update. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group: number 2.

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

Ionides, C.J.P. (1965). A Hunter's Story. W.H. Allen, London.

*Jones, T., and Bowkett, A.E. (2012). New populations of an Endangered Tanzanian antelope confirmed using DNA and camera traps. Oryx 46(1): 14-15.

*Nielsen, M.R. (2006). Importance, cause and effect of bushmeat hunting in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania: Implications for community based wildlife management. Biological Conservation 128(4): 509-516.

*Rovero, F., and Marshall, A.R. (2004). Estimating the abundance of forest antelopes by line transect techniques: a case from the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania. Tropical Zoology 17: 267-277.

*Rovero, F., and Marshall, A.R. (2009). Camera trapping photographic rate as an index of density in forest ungulates. Journal of Applied Ecology 46: 10111017.

Rovero, F., Davenport, T.R.B., and Machaga, S. (2005). Abbott's duiker, Africa's forgotten antelope: notes on distribution and conservation status. 5th Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute Annual Scientific Conference.

*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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