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Tragelaphus  Blainville, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 624981

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Strepsiceros C. H. Smith, 1827
 
  Common Name(s): spiral-horned bovines [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  
                                     SubfamilyBovinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusTragelaphus Blainville, 1816 – spiral-horned bovines  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Tragelaphus angasii Angas, 1849 – Nyala, nyala 
                                           Species Tragelaphus buxtoni (Lydekker, 1910) – mountain nyala, Mountain Nyala 
                                           Species Tragelaphus eurycerus (Ogilby, 1837) – Bongo, bongo 
                                           Species Tragelaphus imberbis (Blyth, 1869) – lesser kudu, Lesser Kudu 
                                           Species Tragelaphus scriptus (Pallas, 1766) – Bushbuck, bushbuck 
                                           Species Tragelaphus spekii Speke, 1863 – sitatunga, Sitatunga 
                                           Species Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766) – Greater Kudu, greater kudu 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Tragelaphus    
       
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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: Tragelaphus   
       
  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: Tragelaphus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tragelaphus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Includes Boocercus, Limnotragus, Nyala and Strepsiceros; see Ansell (1972:20) and Van Gelder (1977a, b); except for T. buxtoni, all species have been made types of genera. Monophyletic lineages within the Tragelaphini have not been proposed on the basis of morphology, though Ansell (1972) allocated angasii and spekii to a superspecies. From gene analysis, there is a lack of evidence that Tragelaphus species form a clade excluding Taurotragus, and therefore Tragelaphus is regarded as paraphy...  
 

 

   

 
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