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Gorilla gorilla Savage and Wyman 1847 (gorilla)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231497

Alternative combination: Troglodytes gorilla

Synonym: Gorilla gigas Haeckel 1903 (taxon 232973)

Belongs to Gorilla according to C. P. Groves 1970

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Gorilla gorilla beringei, Gorilla gorilla gorilla, Gorilla gorilla graueri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 333.1, femur circumference 101.6, fibula length 258.3, humerus length 405.4, humerus circumference 107.9, radius length 331.9, scapula length 166.9, tibia length 264.9, ulna length 322.1

Estimated body mass: 131.1 kg based on femur circumference, femur length, humerus circumference, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length