Pongo abelii (Pithecus satyrus abelii)

Pongo abelii

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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Kohorte: Placentalia  ⇒ Magnordnung: Epitheria  ⇒ Superordnung: Preptotheria  ⇒ Großordnung: Archonta  ⇒ Ordnung: Primates  ⇒ Unterordnung: Haplorrhini  ⇒ Infraordnung: Simiiformes  ⇒ Parvordnung: Catarrhini  ⇒ Superfamilie: Hominoidea  ⇒ Familie: Hominidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Ponginae  ⇒ Tribus: Pongini  ⇒ Gattung: Pongo

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Lesson, 1827

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Pongo abelii



Pithecus satyrus abelii

Lesson, 1827
Ref.: R. Owen. 1853. Descriptive Catalogue of the Osteological Series Contained in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Volume II. Mammalia Placentalia


Simia abelii

Lesson, 1827
Ref.: J. B. Fischer. 1829. Synopsis Mammalium


Simia satyrus abelii

Lesson, 1827
Ref.: G. S. Miller, Jr. 1942. Zoological results of the George Vanderbilt Sumatran Expedition, 1936-1939. Part V.—Mammals collected by Frederick A. Ulmer, Jr. on Sumatra and Nias. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 44:107-165

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: arboreal
Environment: terrestrial

frugivore, folivore

Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 3)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. B. Taylor, 2006 - Feeding behavior, diet, and the functional consequences of jaw form in orangutans, with implications for the evolution of Pongo - Journal of Human Evolution (50), 377-393 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) Rp6pjsl-kE6w3fgo69tIuQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 8EA99E46-7EC9-4E90-B0DD-F828EBDB48B9
Database ID 172100