EOLSS - CHARACTERIZATION OF BIODIVERSITY

Table 3. Old and new taxonomy of Gorilla gorilla (Savage & Wyman, 1847) (Hominidae Primates).

Full scientific name, including subspecies

Authority

Proposed taxonomy of subspecies

Common name

RL2000

Gorilla gorilla gorilla

(Savage & Wyman, 1847)

Gorilla gorilla gorilla

Western Lowland Gorilla

EN

Gorilla gorilla diehli

Cross River Gorilla

CR

Gorilla gorilla graueri

Matschie, 1914

Gorilla beringei graueri

Grauer's Gorilla

EN

Gorilla gorilla beringei

Matschie, 1903

Gorilla beringei bwindi

Bwindi Gorilla

CR

Gorilla beringei beringei

Mountain Gorilla

CR

Source: Riede 2001.