Taxon profile


Bornean Orangutan
Pongo pygmaeus (Linnaeus, 1760)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Hominidae - hominids »  genus Pongo - orangutan

IUCN category:Endangered


juvenile animal


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Garcinia mangostana L. - Mangosteen, Nephelium lappaceum L. - Rambutan, Strychnos ignatii, Durio zibethinus Murray - Durian

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Pongo pygmaeus morio (Owen, 1837)

Pongo pygmaeus morio

subspecies Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus (Linnaeus, 1760)

Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus

subspecies Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii (Tiedemann, 1808)

Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [17975]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pongo pygmaeus (Linnaeus, 1760)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Pongo pygmaeus Linnaeus, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Pongo pygmaeus (Linnaeus, 1760)]

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