Taxon profile


White-handed Gibbon
Hylobates lar (Linnaeus, 1771)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Hylobatidae - gibbons »  genus Hylobates - gibbons

Other names

= Lar Gibbon
= White-handed Lar Gibbon



juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Hylobates lar carpenteri Groves, 1968 - Carpenter's Lar Gibbon
subspecies Hylobates lar entelloides I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1842 - Central Lar Gibbon
subspecies Hylobates lar lar Linnaeus, 1771 - Malaysian Lar Gibbon
subspecies Hylobates lar vestitus Miller, 1942 - Sumatran Lar Gibbon
subspecies Hylobates lar yunnanensis Ma & Y. Wang, 1986 - Yunnan Lar Gibbon

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Hylobates lar Linnaeus, 1771]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [92:weisshandgibbon&Itemid=224]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hylobates lar (Linnaeus, 1771)]

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