Taxon profile


Beatragus hunteri (P. L. Sclater, 1889)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Bovidae - cattle, antelopes, sheep and goats »  genus Beatragus

Scientific synonyms

Damalis hunteri P. L. Sclater, 1889 o
Damaliscus hunteri (Sclater, 1889)
Damaliscus lunatus hunterus (Sclater, 1889)
Cobus hunteri P. L. Sclater, 1889 (nomen nudum) nud.

Other names

= Hunter's Hartebeest

Type taxon of:Beatragus Heller, 1912 (Cobus hunteri P. L. Sclater, 1889)
Critically Endangered CR


Taxon in country check-lists

Africa: Kenya, Somalia

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Lycaon pictus (Temminck, 1820) - African Wild Dog, Crocuta crocuta (Erxleben, 1777) - Spotted Hyena

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6234]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Beatragus hunteri (P.L. Sclater, 1889)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Beatragus hunteri P. L. Sclater, 1889]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Damaliscus hunteri (Sclater, 1889)]

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o original combination

nud. invalid name - nomen nudum