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Barcode data: Cephalophus callipygus
There are 29 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cephalophus callipygus
Public Records: 24
Specimens with Barcodes: 27
Species With Barcodes: 1
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East (1999) produced a total population estimate of 382,000. Population trends are generally stable in the core areas of its range where human densities are low, but declining elsewhere.
Peters's duikers weigh about 40 lb (18 kg) on average, and are about 20 in (50 cm) at the shoulder. They have grey-brown coats. Peters's duikers live in dense undergrowth in mountain rainforests. The total population is estimated at 380,000 individuals, with a declining trend.