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  • The same pattern pops up a number of times in harvestmen - Caddo agilis, Caddo pepperella and (if I recall correctly) Crosbycus dasycnemus are all individual species that each show this kind of distribution (mind you, they're also all mostly parthenogens, so morphological conservatism may be hiding genetic diversity).

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  • The white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) occurs only north of Lake Toba, and the dark-handed gibbon (Hylobates agilis) is found to the south.

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • Among reptiles, ecoregion is represented by common lizards (Lacerta agilis) and vipers (Vipera ursini); amphibians include toads (Bufo viridis) and frogs (Rana arvalis).

    Kazakh steppe

  • Other than the mountain pygmy possum, only four other small mammals are known to inhabit the alpine and subalpine areas of the Alps: the broad-toothed rat (Mastacomys fuscus), the bush rat (Rattus fuscipes), the dusky antechinus (Antechinus swainsonii), and the agile antechinus (A. agilis).

    Australian Alps montane grasslands

  • Among the reptiles are isolated populations of four species: toad-headed agama Phrynocephalus versocolor, multicellated racerunner Eremias multiocellata, Gobi racerunner Eremias przewalskii and patterned grass-snake Elapha dione; also the locally rare adder Vipera berus, moccasin snake Aghistrodon halys, Tlafe agilis and sand lizard Lacerta agilis.

    Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia

  • The white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) occurs only north of Lake Toba, and the dark-handed gibbon (Hylobates agilis) is found only to the south.

    Sumatran lowland rain forests

  • In some of the Dorset records it is noted that the lizards were nearly 300 mm long, for example, which is way too big for L. agilis.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • In comparison crowned guenon (Cercopithecus pogonias EN), chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes, EN), agile mangabey (Cercocebus agilis), and gray-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) occur only on the right bank.

    Eastern Congolian swamp forests

  • The Gibbons appear to be naturally very gentle, but there is very good evidence that they will bite severely when irritated — a female ‘Hylobates agilis’ having so severely lacerated one man with her long canines, that he died; while she had injured others so much that, by way of precaution, these formidable teeth had been filed down; but, if threatened, she would still turn on her keeper.


  • Mr. Martin (l.c. p. 430) has given so excellent and graphic an account of the movements of a ‘Hylobates agilis’, living in the Zoological Gardens, in 1840, that I will quote it in full:



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