2013). T. hoolock gibbons [genus Hoolock] Weißbrauengibbons {pl} zool. In 2009 the it was considered as one of the 25 most endangered primates in the world. Follow. Western hoolock gibbon geographic range. With long and slender arms, hoolock gibbons are swift creatures, barely needing to step on the ground. They reach a size of 60 to 90 cm and weigh 6 to 9 kg. [1][2] A new subspecies of the western hoolock gibbon has been described recently from northeastern India, which has been named the Mishmi Hills hoolock gibbon, Hoolock hoolock mishmiensis. In the process, the two subspecies of hoolock gibbons have been raised to species level. T. eastern hoolock gibbon [Hoolock leuconedys] Östlicher Weißbrauengibbon {m} zool. Slideshow Share image « « Eastern Hoolock Gibbon hanging from a branch » Share this image —... Hoolock Gibbon copyright Nikhil Devasar 21 Mar 2009. Choudhury, A.U. The classification of this gibbon has changed several times in the past few years. eastern hoolock gibbon [Hoolock leuconedys] Östlicher Hulock {m} zool. Between August 2010 and September 2011, we studied the ranging behavior of one habituated group of eastern hoolock gibbon (H.leuconedys) living in a seasonal montane forest in Gaoligongshan, Yunnan, China. » Gibbons » … Creatures » Cellular Organisms » Eukaryotes » Opisthokonts » Animals » Bilateria » Deuterostomes » Chordates » Vertebrates » Jawed Fish » Bony Fish » Lobe Finned Fishes » Terrestrial Vertebrates » Amniotes » Synapsids » Therapsid » Cynodonts » Mammals » Therians » Reference taxon from ITIS Global in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. The Oxford English Dictionary says that the name "Hoolock" is from the Assamese হলৌ (holou) or related languages. Just better. (2006) The distribution and status of hoolock gibbon, Choudhury, A.U. (2013) Description of a new subspecies of Hoolock gibbon, "Description of a new species of Hoolock gibbon (Primates: Hylobatidae) based on integrative taxonomy", "New species of gibbon discovered in China", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hoolock_gibbon&oldid=983715958, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 20:46. T. hoolock gibbons [genus Hoolock] Hulocks {pl} zool. Hoolock leuconedys (Groves 1967) Species recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1 and EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1. SOURCES : IUCN IASbhai WINDUP: Surrounded by tea estates and villages, the shrinking forest is plagued by habitat loss, fragmentation, and human pressures. Content by Andie Ang unless otherwise stated © 2014-2020 | Andie Ang. We studied singing patterns of two habituated and two unhabituated groups at two sites in Gaoligongshan … [7] A further new species, Hoolock tianxing, with an estimated population of about 200 in China, was discovered in southwest China in 2017.[8]. Map credit: Chermundy & IUCN/Creative Commons. Classically, all gibbons were classified in the genus Hylobates, with the exception of the siamang. These four subgenera were elevated to full genus status. Sexes of both species have distinct white eyebrows, which are closer together in the Western Hoolock, making this the main visual diagnostic feature. EASTERN HOOLOCK GIBBON. The geographical range of the eastern hoolock gibbon in India is contiguous with its range in Myanmar through the Chukan pass in Changlang district (Das et al., ). Their life expectancy in the wild is about 25 years. Indian records of the species likely to actually represent the Western Hoolock, The species has experienced a drastic population decline in the last 30 to 40 years. It is found in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in India, and in southern China and north-east Myanmar outside India. Driving 120 kilometers (75 miles) north from Barekuri, the lush green fields of the easternmost corner of Assam gradually give way to the Mishimi Hills of Lower Dibang Valley district in Arunachal Pradesh state.
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