Definition of Genus hylobates
1. Noun. Gibbons.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hylobatidae, Hylobatidae
Member holonyms: Gibbon, Hylobates Lar, Hylobates Syndactylus, Siamang, Symphalangus Syndactylus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hylobates
Literary usage of Genus hylobates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"Genus HYLOBATES (pt. ip 2). Hylobates, sp. /iah. Borneo. M. 1971. Part of the left ramus of the mandible, containing pm. 4, m. i, and m. ..."
2. ... Indigenous Races of the Earth: Or, New Chapters of Ethnological Inquiry by Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon, Louis-Ferdinand-Alfred Maury, James Aitken Meigs (1868)
"... respecting the natural limits of the species of the genus Hylobates, than respecting those of the orangs, which constitute the genus Pithecus. ..."