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Common chimpanzee

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Common chimpanzee[1]
Temporal range: 4–0 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Faimily: Hominidae
Genus: Pan
Species: P. troglodytes
Binomial name
Pan troglodytes
(Blumenbach, 1776)
distribution of common chimpanzee. 1. Pan troglodytes verus. 2. P. t. ellioti. 3. P. t. troglodytes. 4. P. t. schweinfurthii.

Simia troglodytes Blumenbach, 1776
Troglodytes troglodytes (Blumenbach, 1776)
Troglodytes niger E. Geoffroy, 1812
Pan niger (E. Geoffroy, 1812) Anthropopithecus troglodytes (Sutton, 1883)

The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), kent as the robust chimpanzee an aw, is a species o great ape. Colloquially, the common chimpanzee is aften cried the chimpanzee (or "chimp"), tho this term can be uised tae refer tae baith species in the genus Pan: the common chimpanzee an the closely relatit bonobo, umwhile cried the pygmy chimpanzee. Evidence frae fossils an DNA sequencing shaws baith species o chimpanzees are the sister group tae the modren human lineage.

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  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 183. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Humle, T.; Maisels, F.; Oates, J. F.; Plumptre, A.; Williamson, E. A. (2016). "Pan troglodytes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T15933A17964454. Retrieved 5 September 2016.CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link)