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SPECIES Pongo pygmaeus

Author:Linnaeus, 1760.
Citation:Amoenit. Acad., 6: 68.
Common Name:Bornean Orangutan
Type Locality:Indonesia, Kalimantan, Landak River.
Distribution:Borneo, except the southeast.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered as P. pygmaeus, P. p. pygmaeus, and P. p. wurmbii.
Comments:On the nomenclature, see Groves and Holthuis (1985). Reviewed by Groves (1971a, Mammalian Species, 4).
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SUBSPECIES pygmaeus

SUBSPECIES morio

SUBSPECIES wurmbii

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