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Pongo abelii Lesson 1827 (Sumatran orangutan)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232339

Alternative combinations: Pithecus satyrus abelii, Simia abelii, Simia satyrus abelii

Belongs to Pongo according to Groves 2001

Sister taxa: Pongo hooijeri, Pongo pygmaeus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 259.1, humerus length 350.5, radius length 346.7, scapula 99.1 x 142.2, skull length 206.0, tibia length 238.8, ulna length 361.9

Estimated body mass: 83.6 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length