Taxon profile


Hippotragus leucophaeus (Pallas, 1766)

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

Scientific synonyms

Antilope leucophaea Pallas, 1766 o
Hippotragus problematicus Cooke, 1947

Other names

= Blue Antelope

Extinct EX


Hippotragus leucophaeus - Bluebuck

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Taxon in country check-lists*

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recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [10168]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Hippotragus leucophaeus (Pallas, 1766)]
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 Hippotragus leucophaeus Pallas, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hippotragus leucophaeus (Pallas, 1766)]

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extinct taxon

o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list