Nomascus

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Nomascus[1][2]
Northern White-cheeked Gibbon
Nomascus leucogenys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Nomascus
Miller, 1933
Species

Nomascus concolor
Nomascus gabriellae
Nomascus leucogenys
Nomascus nasutus

Nomascus is the second most common genus (biology) of Gibbon. There are six species in the genus. Originally Nomascus was a sub-genus of the Hylobatidae.

References[change | change source]

  1. Groves, Colin (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds). ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 180–181. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.
  2. Geissmann, Thomas (December 1995). "Gibbon systematics and species identification" (PDF). International Zoo News 42: 467–501. http://gibbons.de/main/papers/pdf_files/1995gibbon_systematics_big.pdf. Retrieved 2008-08-15.