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Bovinae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552332

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Tetracerotidae Brookes, 1828
    Taurotragidae Knottnerus-Meyer, 1907
    Bibovina Rütimeyer, 1865
    Bisontina Rütimeyer, 1865
    Taurina Rütimeyer, 1865
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, 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  
                                     SubfamilyBovinae Gray, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Bison C. H. Smith, 1827 – bison 
                                        Genus Bos Linnaeus, 1758 – true cattle, oxen 
                                        Genus Boselaphus Blainville, 1816 – nilgai 
                                        Genus Bubalus C. H. Smith, 1827 – water buffalos 
                                        Genus Pseudoryx Dung, Giao, Chinh, Tuoc, Arctander and MacKinnon, 1993  
                                        Genus Syncerus Hodgson, 1847  
                                        Genus Taurotragus Wagner, 1855 – elands 
                                        Genus Tetracerus Leach, 1825  
                                        Genus Tragelaphus Blainville, 1816 – spiral-horned bovines 

  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: Bovinae    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Bovinae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Bovinae   
  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   
  Reference for: Bovinae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Boselaphini includes Boselaphus and Tetraceros; Bovini includes Bison, Bos, Bubalus, Pseudoryx and Syncerus; and Tragelaphini includes Taurotragus and Tragelaphus. Tetracerotidae, as Tetracerotini, has priority over Boselaphini but has only been used since 1899 as junior to Boselaphini so should not replace it (Article 35.5, International Code of Zoological Nomenclature; International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1999). Strepsiceriae as Strepsicerotini has priority over Tragelaphi...  



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