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Northern white-cheeked gibbon
Nomascus leucogenys
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Nomascus
Miller, 1933

Nomascus concolor
Nomascus nasutus
Nomascus hainanus
Nomascus leucogenys
Nomascus siki
Nomascus gabriellae
Nomascus annamensis

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Range map of Nomascus species

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.CS1 maint: multiple names: editors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text: editors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  2. Geissmann, Thomas (December 1995). "Gibbon systematics and species identification" (PDF). International Zoo News. 42: 467–501. Retrieved 2008-08-15.