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A New Generic Name for the Hoolock Gibbon (Hylobatidae)

Mootnick, Alan; Groves, Colin


Contrary to usual practice, the generic nomen Bunopithecus is not applicable to hoolock gibbons. We recount the history of its application and explain why it is spurious. We supply a new generic name, list the characters and content of the genus, and compare it to the other 3 genera of the Hylobatidae.

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Primatology
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-005-5332-4


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