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Taxon profile

family

hominids
Hominidae Gray, 1825

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  superfamily Hominoidea

Scientific synonyms

Pongidae

Images

Gorilla gorilla - Western Gorilla

Gorilla gorilla - Western Gorilla

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Pongo pygmaeus - Bornean Orangutan

Pongo pygmaeus - Bornean Orangutan

Author: Ivan Mikšík
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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subfamily Homininae Goodman, 1975
subfamily Ponginae

Fossil taxa

subfamily Afropithecinae Andrews, 1992
subfamily Kenyapithecinae Leakey, 1962
subfamily Oreopithecinae Schalbe, 1915
genus Ekembo McNulty et al., 2015 inc.sed.
genus Morotopithecus Gebo, MacLatchy, Kityo, Deino, Kingston & Pilbeam, 1997 inc.sed.
genus Otavipithecus Conroy, Pickford, Senut, van Couvering & Mein, 1992 inc.sed.

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hominidae]
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Pongidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon