H agilis
Gibbon Gib"bon, n. [Cf. F. gibbon.] (Zo["o]l.) Any arboreal ape of the genus {Hylobates}, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted for climbing.

Note: The white-handed gibbon ({Hylobates lar}), the crowned ({H. pilatus}), the wou-wou or singing gibbon ({H. agilis}), the siamang, and the hoolock. are the most common species. [1913 Webster]


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  • H pilatus — Gibbon Gib bon, n. [Cf. F. gibbon.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any arboreal ape of the genus {Hylobates}, of which many species and varieties inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia. They are tailless and without cheek pouches, and have very long arms, adapted …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hylobates agilis —   Hylobates agilis[1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hylobates agilis — Gibbon agile Gibbon agile …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chromis agilis —   Chromis agilis Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hylobates agilis — Schwarzhandgibbon Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) Teilordnung: Altweltaffen (Catarrhini) Überfamilie: Menschenartige (Hominoidea) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Hesperosuchus — Taxobox name = Hesperosuchus fossil range = Late Triassic image width = 250px image caption = Hesperosuchus agilis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Crocodylomorpha unranked familia = Sphenosuchia familia =… …   Wikipedia

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