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Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also known as the white-handed gibbon, is a primate in the gibbon family, Hylobatidae. It is one of the better-known gibbons and is often seen in zoos.
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Infraspecies

Hylobates lar carpenteri (Carpenter's Lar gibbon)
Hylobates lar entelloides (Central Lar Gibbon)
Hylobates lar lar (Malayan Lar Gibbon)
Hylobates lar vestitus (Sumatran Lar Gibbon)
Hylobates lar yunnanensis (Yunnan Lar Gibbon)

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Hylobates lar

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
48
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.1
EDGE Score: 3.89

Attributes

Arboreal [1]  Yes
Gestation [2]  7 months 7 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  56 years
Weaning [2]  1 year 7 months
Adult Weight [2]  15.014 lbs (6.81 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  307 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  70 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  10 %
Diet - Plants [3]  20 %
Forages - Arboreal [3]  100 %
Female Maturity [2]  7 years
Male Maturity [2]  5 years

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

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Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dirofilaria digitata <Unverified Name>[8]
Dirofilaria immitis (Heartworm)[8]
Taenia solium <Unverified Name>[8]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

Southern Asia;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4SELECTION AND TREATMENT OF FOOD PLANTS BY WHITE-HANDED GIBBONS (HYLOBATES LAR) IN KHAO YAI NATIONAL PARK, THAILAND, Claudia Whitington and Uthai Treesucon, NAT. HIST. BULL. SIAM SOC. 39: lll-122, 1991
5Fruit Preferences of Four Sympatric Primate Species at Ketambe, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, Peter S. Ungar, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1995
6AN ASSESSMENT OF FOOD OVERLAP BETWEEN GIBBONS AND HORNBILLS, Chuti-on Kanwatanakid-Savini and Pilai Poonswad, Tommaso Savini, THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 2009 57(1): 189–198
7"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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