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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Hylobatidaegibbon.


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  • Thus 'Hylobates' is as much longer in the arms than the Gorilla, as the

    Lectures and Essays

  • Thus 'Hylobates' is as much longer in the arms than the Gorilla, as the

    On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals

  • This study provides a survey of mandibular shape in a sample of extant hominoids (Pan, Gorilla, Pongo, and Hylobates), as well as extinct Asian and Eurasian taxa (Ouranopithecus, Sivapithecus, and Gigantopithecus) in order to compare overall shape similarity.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Of the primates, the endemic species Javan gibbon Hylobates moloch (CR) and Javan leaf monkey Presbytis comata (EN) occur locally along with the endemic silvered leaf monkey P. cristata, while crab-eating macaque Macaca fascicularis (LR) is found throughout the park.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • Numerous primate species live in these forests, including the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis), pig-tailed macaque (M. nemestrina), and siamang (Hylobates syndactylus), Sumatra's largest gibbon.

    Sumatran freshwater swamp forests

  • Other primates include silver leaf monkey Presbytis cristata, Phayre's leaf monkey P. phayrei and white-handed gibbon Hylobates lar.

    Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • Several other mammal species are found in this ecoregion, including numerous primate species such as several leaf-monkeys, siamang (Hylobates syndactylus), the region's largest gibbon, wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sun bear (Ursus malayanus), and clouded leopard (Pardofelis nebulosa).

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • Of the latter, the Javan or surili leaf monkey (Presbytis comata) and the Javan gibbon (Hylobates moloch) are the most endangered primates in Indonesia.

    Western Java montane rain forests

  • The white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) occurs only north of Lake Toba, and the dark-handed gibbon (Hylobates agilis) is found to the south.

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • Notable among these categories are tarsier Tarsius bancanus, Malay Bear Helarctis malayanus, orang utan Pongo pygmaeus, Borneo gibbon Hylobates molloch, grey-leaf monkey Presbytis aygula and red-leaf monkey P. rubicunda and the Bay Cat Catopuma badia, Kinabalu Ferret-badger Melogale everetti.

    Kinabalu Park, Malaysia


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