Definition of Hylobates syndactylus
1. Noun. Large black gibbon of Sumatra having the 2nd and 3rd toes partially united by a web.
Generic synonyms: Lesser Ape
Group relationships: Genus Hylobates, Hylobates
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Literary usage of Hylobates syndactylus
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1. Anthropoid Apes by Robert Hartmann (1885)
"species (Hylobates syndactylus, H. leuciscus, H. varia- gatus, ... Hylobates syndactylus has long coccygeal bones, and an elongated os sacrum, ..."
2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1890)
"... syndactylus, now Hylobates syndactylus. It shows the meso- sternum bearing four pairs of ribs instead of five, according to the description just quoted. ..."
3. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"... its limbs at a time, and only when the other pair had firm hold of some support. VII. THE SIAMANG GIBBON. Hylobates syndactylus. Pithecus syndactylus ..."