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Kobus leche  Gray, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 183855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): red lechwe [English]
 
    lechwe [English]
 
    Lechwe [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                     SubfamilyReduncinae Knottnerus-Meyer, 1907  
                                        GenusKobus A. Smith, 1840 – kobs  
                                           SpeciesKobus leche Gray, 1850 – red lechwe, lechwe, Lechwe  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Kobus leche kafuensis Haltenorth, 1963  
                                              Subspecies Kobus leche leche Gray, 1850  
                                              Subspecies Kobus leche robertsi (W. Rothschild, 1907)  
                                              Subspecies Kobus leche smithemani (Lydekker, 1900)  
       

 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: Kobus leche    
       
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Kobus leche    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Kobus leche   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kobus leche   
       
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-05/01, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Kobus leche   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title: Final Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 44, no. 123   
  Page(s): 37124-37127   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kobus leche, red lechwe [English]   
       
  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: Kobus leche   
       
  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: Kobus leche   
       
  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: Kobus leche, lechwe [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix II adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II; U.S. ESA - Threatened; IUCN - Extinct as K. l. robertsi, Vulnerable as K. l. kafuensis and K. l. smithemani, Lower Risk (cd) as K. l. leche  
    Comments: Revised by Ansell and Banfield (1979). Consists of four evolutionary species according to Cotterill (2003a), namely K. leche, K. kafuensis, K. robertsi, and K. smithemani  
    US ESA: Change in status from Endangered to Threatened, as published in Federal Register Volume 45, Number 192, Pages 65132 - 65134, October 01, 1980  
 

 

   

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