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Bunopithecus
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene
An artist's illustration of Bunopithecus sericus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hylobatidae
Genus: Bunopithecus
Matthew & Granger, 1923
Binomial name
Bunopithecus sericus
Matthew & Granger, 1923

Bunopithecus is an extinct genus of gibbon or gibbon-like primates. Its remains were first discovered in Sichuan, China, in strata from the Middle Pleistocene.

Although the two hoolock gibbon species were once included in the Bunopithecus genus, they have recently been removed and Bunopithecus sericus remains as the only known species of this genus.

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