Pongidae


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Related to Pongidae: Hominidae, Hylobatidae, Platyrrhini

Pongidae

[′pän·jə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of anthropoid primates in the superfamily Hominoidea; includes the chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan.
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Taxonomic searches were performed by limiting to the taxonomic category Pongidae from the hierarchical dropdown list, which offers searches by a genus, species, or subspecies (Table 2).