Belize; Guatemala; Mexico (Quintana Roo, Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco, Yucatán)
The Yucatán Black Howler Monkey Alouatta lives in a wide range of vegetation types, including evergreen and semi-evergreen broad-leaved forests, evergreen and semi-evergreen mixed needle-leaved and broad-leaved forests, deciduous and semi-deciduous broad-leaved forests, mangroves and swamps (Baumgarten and Williamson 2007). They can be found in human-disturbed forests, including eucalyptus plantations (Bonilla-Sánchez et al. 2012), agricultural plantations (Estrada et al. 2006) or in remnant vegetation surrounded by pastureland and urban areas (Rodriguez Luna et al. 2006).
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Cortes-Ortíz, L., Rosales-Meda, M., Marsh, L.K. & Mittermeier, R.A. 2020. Alouatta pigra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T914A17926000. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T914A17926000.en. Downloaded on 05 March 2021.
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