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Nomascus
Northern White-cheeked Gibbon
Nomascus leucogenys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Nomascus
Miller, 1933
Species

Nomascus concolor
Nomascus gabriellae
Nomascus leucogenys
Nomascus nasutus

Nomascus is the second most common genus (biology) of Gibbon. There are six species in the genus. Originally Nomascus was a sub-genus of the Hylobatidae.


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