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Gazella  Blainville, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 624969

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dorcas Gray, 1821
 
  Common Name(s): gazelles [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  
                                     SubfamilyAntilopinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusGazella Blainville, 1816 – gazelles  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Gazella arabica (Lichtenstein, 1827) – Arabian Gazelle, Arabian gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella bennettii (Sykes, 1831) – Indian gazelle, Indian Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella cuvieri (Ogilby, 1841) – Cuvier's gazelle, mountain gazelle, Cuvier's Gazelle, Cuviers gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella dorcas (Linnaeus, 1758) – Dorcas gazelle, Dorcas Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella erlangeri Neumann, 1906 – Neumann's Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella gazella (Pallas, 1766) – Mountain Gazelle, Arabian gazelle, mountain gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella leptoceros (F. Cuvier, 1842) – rhim gazelle, slender-horned gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella saudiya Carruthers and Schwarz, 1935 – Saudi Arabian gazelle, Saudi gazelle, Saudi Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella spekei Blyth, 1863 – Speke's gazelle, Speke's Gazelle 
                                           Species Gazella subgutturosa (Güldenstaedt, 1780) – Goitered Gazelle, goitered gazelle 
       

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

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Revised by Groves (1969a), who recognised Trachelocele as a subgenus for G. subgutturosa only. Since then, Eudorcas has been revived (Groves, 2000b) and G. cuvieri, G. leptoceros, and G. subgutturosa have been recognised as a clade (G. subgutturosa group) distinct from G. dorcas and G. erlangeri in sharing 11 unique centric fusions of the autosomes (Vassart et al. 1995) and having similar mitochondrial genes (Rebholz and Harley, 1999). Trachelocele may seem redundant but Gazella may be para...  
 

 

   

 
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