Bornean orangutan

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Bornean orangutan
Female with infant
Both at Allwetterzoo Münster
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hominidae
Genus: Pongo
P. pygmaeus
Binomial name
Pongo pygmaeus
(Linnaeus, 1760)
  • Pongo pygmaeus morio
  • Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus
  • Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii
Distribution of Pongo pygmaeus in Borneo

The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is a species of orangutan native to the island of Borneo.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ancrenaz, M.; Gumal, M.; Marshall, A.; Meijaard, E.; Wich, S.A. & Hussons, S. (2016). "Pongo pygmaeus (errata version published in 2018)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T17975A123809220.