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Alcelaphinae  Brooke, 1876
Taxonomic Serial No.: 624927

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Damalidae Brookes, 1828
 
    Damalidae Gray, 1872
 
    Connochetidae Gray, 1872
 
    Bubalidinae Sclater and Thomas, 1894
 
    Bubalinae Trouessart, 1898
 
    Bubalinae Trouessart, 1905
 
    Damaliscina Vrba, 1997
 
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  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  
                                     SubfamilyAlcelaphinae Brooke, 1876  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Alcelaphus Blainville, 1816  
                                        Genus Beatragus Heller, 1912  
                                        Genus Connochaetes Lichtenstein, 1812 – wildebeests 
                                        Genus Damaliscus P. L. Sclater and Thomas, 1894 – sassabies 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Alcelaphinae    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Alcelaphinae   
       
  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: Alcelaphinae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Living genera assigned to two subtribes by Vrba (1997), Alcelaphini (including Alcelaphus, Beatragus, and Connochaetes) and Damaliscini (includes only Damaliscus), but retention of flehmen behavior, lost in Alcelaphus and Damaliscus (Estes, 1999), and karyology suggests Beatragus is sister group of Alcelaphus plus Damaliscus (Kumamoto et al., 1996; Robinson et al., 1991)  
 

 

   

 
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