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Gorilla beringei Matschie 1903 (mountain gorilla)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232980

Alternative combination: Gorilla gorilla beringei

Synonym: Gorilla beringei mikenensis Lönnberg 1917 (taxon 232982)

Belongs to Gorilla according to C. J. Burgin et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Gorilla gorilla

Type specimens:

  • Gorilla beringei: Kirunga ya Sabinyo, a skull
  • Gorilla beringei mikenensis:

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 292.7 x 164.9