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dc.contributor.authorBrandon-Jones, D
dc.contributor.authorGroves, CP
dc.contributor.authorJenkins, Paulina
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-06T08:57:45Z
dc.date.available2020-04-06T08:57:45Z
dc.date.issued2016-07-20
dc.date.submitted2016-09-09
dc.identifier.citationDouglas Brandon-Jones, Colin P. Groves & Paulina D. Jenkins (2016) The type specimens and type localities of the orangutans, genus Pongo Lacépède, 1799 (Primates: Hominidae), Journal of Natural History, 50:33-34, 2051-2095, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2016.1190414en_US
dc.identifier.issn0022-2933
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/00222933.2016.1190414
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10141/622676
dc.descriptionpeerreview_statement: The publishing and review policy for this title is described in its Aims & Scope. aims_and_scope_url: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=tnah20en_US
dc.description.abstractUncertain type localities undermine orangutan nomenclature. Bequeathed to the British Museum, the holotype of Pongo pygmaeus, according to Hans Sloane’s catalogue, came from Borneo and died in China. The historical evidence makes Banjarmasin its most probable type locality. William Montgomerie, Assistant Surgeon at Singapore from 1819-1827, and Senior Surgeon from 1832, supplied the holotype of Simia morio. In 1836 an adult female orangutan reached Singapore alive from Pontianak, Borneo. The holotypes of S. morio, S. hendrikzii, S. straussii and P[ithecus] owenii probably had the same origin, as pirate attacks endangered visits to other Bornean coasts. Absent from Brunei and north Sarawak, Malaysia, throughout the Holocene, orangutans occur there only as Pleistocene subfossils at Niah. Pan vetus (the Piltdown mandible) probably came from Paku, Sarawak. We identify Pongo borneo Lacépède, 1799 as an objective senior synonym of P. wurmbii Tiedemann, 1808, correcting its type locality from Sukadana to near Pontianak. This is the earliest name for the western subspecies (previously thought nominotypical) unless Pithecus curtus, probably from the Sadong River, Sarawak, represents a separate subspecies. If so, the name Pongo borneo would transfer to the southern population west of the Kahayan River, genetically distinguished at species level from the Sumatran orangutan, P. abelii.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor and Francisen_US
dc.rightsopenAccessen_US
dc.titleThe type specimens and type localities of the orangutans, genus Pongo Lacépède, 1799 (Primates: Hominidae)en_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.identifier.eissn1464-5262
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Natural Historyen_US
dc.identifier.volume50en_US
dc.identifier.issue33-34en_US
dc.identifier.startpage2051 - 2095en_US
dc.internal.reviewer-noteJournal of Natural Historyen
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elements.import.authorBrandon-Jones, Den_US
elements.import.authorGroves, CPen_US
elements.import.authorJenkins, PDen_US
dc.description.nhmThis is an original manuscript / preprint of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Natural History on 20 July 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00222933.2016.1190414en_US
dc.subject.nhmBlythen_US
dc.subject.nhmBrookeen_US
dc.subject.nhmEdwardsen_US
dc.subject.nhmLockyeren_US
dc.subject.nhmRoyal Societyen_US
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