SpeciesTaxonomy

Taxonomy

  • Gorillas skulls in the Paris Natural History Museum (© Angela Meder)

Here you find trivia about the two gorilla species, eastern and western gorillas.

Gorilla Diversity

July 2012

Western gorilla in a zoo and mountain gorilla in Bwindi (© Angela Meder und Uwe Kribus)

Present Gorilla Taxonomy A species is a population (or group of populations), distinguished by the possession of one or more consistent heritable...[details]

News from Gorilla Genetics

March 2012

Zoo gorilla Pertinax (© Angela Meder)

After the sequencing of the gorilla genome, the authors report unexpected results. The standard view of the evolutionary relationship between the...[details]

Genetic Diversity: Cross River Gorillas

July 2009

Distribution of the Cross River Gorilla (© Angela Meder, mit Informationen von Rich Bergl)

Conservation research on gorillas has, to date, mainly focused on demographic factors, human impacts, and the influence of disease. Genetic data have...[details]

Genetic Analysis in the Cross River Gorilla

June 2007

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Where are the Gorillas?

June 2005

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file.[details]

Gorilla mtDNA

December 2004

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file.[details]

The Problem with numts

June 2004

Nur im PDF des Gorilla-Journals verfügbar[details]

The Man Who Discovered the Mountain Gorilla

June 2002

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Cross River Gorilla Subspecies

December 1999

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Western and Eastern Gorillas

June 2000

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

What, if Anything, is Taxonomy?

December 2000

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Affinities of the Ebo Forest Gorillas

December 2005

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file.[details]

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