Taxon profile


Damaliscus hypsodon Faith, Potts, Plummer, Bishop, Marean & Tryon, 2012

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

Temporal range:Quaternary > Pleistocene > ChibanianUpper Pleistocene

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Links and literature

Faith J. T., Potts R., Plummer T. W., Bishop L. C., Marean C. W., Tryon C. A., 2012: New perspectives on middle Pleistocene change in the large mammal faunas of East Africa: Damaliscus hypsodon sp. nov. (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from Lainyamok, Kenya. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 361–362, 84–93. [as Damaliscus hypsodon]

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