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Madoqua kirkii  (Günther, 1880)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625105

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Kirk's dik-dik [English]
 
    Kirk's Dikdik [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  
                                     SubfamilyAntilopinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusMadoqua Ogilby, 1837 – dik-diks  
                                           SpeciesMadoqua kirkii (Günther, 1880) – Kirk's dik-dik, Kirk's Dikdik  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Madoqua kirkii cavendishi Thomas, 1898  
                                              Subspecies Madoqua kirkii damarensis (Günther, 1880)  
                                              Subspecies Madoqua kirkii hindei Thomas, 1902  
                                              Subspecies Madoqua kirkii kirkii (Günther, 1880)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Madoqua kirkii    
       
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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: Madoqua kirkii   
       
  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: Madoqua kirkii   
       
  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: Madoqua kirkii, Kirk's dik-dik [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Synonymy modified from Ansell (1972:64) who included cavendishi, damarensis, and thomasi; and from review by Kingswood and Kumamoto (1997, Mammalian Species, 569). Specimens whose karyology was studied by Ryder et al. (1989) and Kumamoto et al. (1994) may really represent three or more species, M. kirkii sensu stricto or M. hindei, M. cavendishi and M. damarensis. Regarded as four evolutionary species (M. kirkii, M. cavendishi, M. thomasi, and M. damarensis) by Cotterill (2003b), but thomas...  
 

 

   

 
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