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Hoolock hoolock (western hoolock gibbon)

Mammalia - Primates - Hylobatidae

Taxonomy
Simia hoolock was named by Harlan (1834). It is extant.

It was recombined as Hylobates hoolock by Elliot (1913), Kloss (1929) and Fooden (1969); it was recombined as Hylobates (Bunopithecus) hoolock by Prouty et al. (1983); it was recombined as Hoolock hoolock by Mootnick and Groves (2005) and Thinh et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Simia hoolock Harlan
1913Hylobates hoolock Elliot
1929Hylobates hoolock Kloss p. 114
1969Hylobates hoolock Fooden p. 627
1983Hylobates (Bunopithecus) hoolock Prouty et al.
2005Hoolock hoolock Mootnick and Groves p. 973
2010Hoolock hoolock Thinh et al. p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
superfamilyHominoideaGray 1825
familyHylobatidaeGray 1870
genusHoolock
specieshoolock(Harlan 1834)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available