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Gorilla


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  • Variants

    • Gorilla gorilla
    • Lowland gorilla
    • Western gorilla
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Gorillas
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Nichols, M. Gorilla : struggle for survival in the Virungas, 1989.
    • found: Web. 3.
    • found: ITIS, Jan. 7, 2014(Genus Gorilla, Family Hominidae. Direct children: Species Gorilla gorilla - gorilla)
    • found: Mammal species of the world, via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History website, Jan. 7, 2014(Genus Gorilla, Family Hominidae. Synonym: Pseudogorilla. Species: Gorilla beringei, Eastern Gorilla; Gorilla gorilla, Western Gorilla)
    • found: The IUCN red list of threatened species, 2013.2, via WWW, Jan. 7, 2014(Gorilla beringei (Eastern Gorilla), common names: Eastern Gorilla, Mountain Gorilla. The eastern species of gorilla (Gorilla beringei) consists of two subspecies, Gorilla beringei beringei (Mountain Gorilla) and Gorilla beringei graueri (Eastern Lowland Gorilla or Grauer's Gorilla); Gorilla gorilla (Western Gorilla), common names: Western Gorilla, Lowland Gorilla. The Western Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) consists of two recognized subspecies: Gorilla gorilla gorilla (Western Lowland Gorillas) and Gorilla gorilla diehli (Cross River Gorillas). Family Hominidae)
    • found: Primate factsheets, via Primate Info Net website, Jan. 7, 2014(Gorilla - Gorilla. Taxonomy: Suborder Haplorrhini, Infraorder Simiiformes, Superfamily Hominoidea, Family Hominidae, Genus Gorilla, Species: G. beringei, G. gorilla. Subspecies: G. b. beringei, G. b. graueri, G. g. diehli, G. g. gorilla. G. gorilla: western gorilla; G.g. diehli: Cross River gorilla; G.g. gorilla: western lowland gorilla; G. beringei: eastern gorilla; G.b. beringei: Bwindi, mountain, or Virunga; G.b. graueri: eastern lowland gorilla or Grauer's gorilla. Western and eastern gorillas are more genetically distant from one another than are chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus))
    • found: Klappenbach, L. Western gorilla, via About.com website, Jan. 8, 2014(Western gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) are a critically endangered species of gorilla that inhabits a small range in western equatorial Africa; Western gorillas are divided into two subspecies, the western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and the Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli). Western gorillas are one of two species of gorillas, the other being the slightly larger eastern gorilla. Like all gorillas, western gorillas are great apes, a group that also includes chimpanzees, orangutans and humans.)
    • found: Animal diversity web, Jan. 8, 2014(Gorilla gorilla, western gorilla. Western or lowland gorillas inhabit the forests of equatorial Africa from the western lowlands near the Cameroon coast through the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Angola, and possibly the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are two recognized subspecies, G. gorilla [i.e. Gorilla gorilla gorilla], western lowland gorilla, occurs in Cameroon south to the Congo River and east to the Oubangi River. Gorilla gorilla diehli, eastern lowland gorilla, is found in a small part of the Nigerian/Cameroon border in the upper drainage of the Cross River.)
  • LC Classification

    • QL737.P94
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2014-03-29: revised
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