Geissmann, T. (2002). Taxonomy and evolution of gibbons. In: Soligo, C.; Anzenberger, G. & Martin, R.D. (eds.), Anthropology and primatology into the third millennium: The Centenary Congress of the Zürich Anthropological Institute (Evolutionary Anthropology Vol. 11, Supplement 1), Wiley-Liss, New York, pp. 28-31.

Taxonomy and evolution of gibbons

T. Geissmann
Institute of Zoology, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany

Key words: gibbons; taxonomy; evolution; Hylobatidae; phylogeny; vocalizations; fur coloration.

Abstract: Three different data sets of about equal size were collected in order to assess their relevance for a reconstruction of gibbon phylogeny with cladistic methods. Set 1 uses characteristics of fur coloration, set 2 consists of mainly morphological and anatomical data, and set 3 consists of vocal data.

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