Anthony B. Rylands. Deputy Chair, IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Office of the President, Conservation International , 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA
Colin P. Groves. Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
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Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole 2000-01-01. Common Names of Mammals of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xiv + 204. 1-56098-383-3. With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer.
Mittermeier, Rusell A., Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson, eds. 2013-01-01. Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates. Lynx Edicions. Barcelona, Spain. 951. 9788496553897. .
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Status: CITES - Appendix I; U.S. ESA - Endangered; IUCN - Critically Endangered as G. g. diehli, Endangered as G. g. gorilla
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: The author of the name is Savage, not Savage and Wyman (see Groves, 2001c:301). The status of diehli was reviewed in detail by Sarmiento and Oates (2000)