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Bovidae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180704

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Ixalus Ogilby, 1836
 
    Ixalus probaton Ogilby, 1836
 
    Adenota mengesi Neumann, 1900
 
    Antilope mazama C. H. Smith, 1821
 
    Antilope koba Erxleben, 1777
 
    Antilope temamazama C. H. Smith, 1821
 
    Cervus guineensis Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Catoblepas brookii C. H. Smith, 1827
 
  Common Name(s): antelopes [English]
 
    cattle [English]
 
    goats [English]
 
    sheep [English]
 
    bovids [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyBovidae Gray, 1821 – antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, bovids  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subfamily Aepycerotinae Gray, 1872  
                                     Subfamily Alcelaphinae Brooke, 1876  
                                     Subfamily Antilopinae Gray, 1821  
                                     Subfamily Bovinae Gray, 1821  
                                     Subfamily Caprinae Gray, 1821  
                                     Subfamily Cephalophinae Blyth, 1863  
                                     Subfamily Hippotraginae Sundevall, 1845  
                                     Subfamily Reduncinae Knottnerus-Meyer, 1907  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Bovidae    
       
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Bovidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bovidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bovidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Bovidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bovidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Bovidae   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Distribution and status of introduced populations reviewed by Lever (1985). Distribution and status of African species reviewed by East (1988, 1989, 1990) and East et al. (1999). Systematics of African species reviewed by Ansell (1972) and Gentry (1972). Family-group names reviewed by Grubb (2001b). Evidence is accumulating that all Bovidae other than Bovinae constitute a monophyletic clade (Hassanin and Douzery, 1999a; Kingdon, 1982; Vrba and Schaller, 2000). Within this section of Bovidae...  
    Comments, continued: The synonymy of the following names remains undecided: Ixalus Ogilby, 1836, Adenota mengesi Neumann, 1900, Antilope mazama C. H. Smith, 1821, Antilope koba Erxleben, 1777, Antilope temamazama C. H. Smith, 1821, Ixalus probaton Ogilby, 1836  
 

 

   

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