Taxon profile


Addax nasomaculatus (de Blainville, 1816)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cerophorus (Gazella) nasomaculata de Blainville, 1816 o
Oryx nasomaculatus Gray, 1843
Antilope addax Cretzschmar, 1826
Oryx addax Hamilton-Smith, 1827
Antilope gibbosa Savi, 1828
Antilope mytilopes Hamilton-Smith, 1827
Antilope suturosa Otto, 1825

Other names

= Mendes Antelope

= Screwhorn Antelope

Type taxon of:Addax Laurillard, 1841 (Antilope suturosa Otto, 1825)
Critically Endangered CR


juvenile animal

Addax nasomaculatus - Addax


Author: Klaus Rudloff


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [512]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Addax nasomaculatus (de Blainville, 1816)]
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 Addax nasomaculatus de Blainville, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [229:mendesantilope]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Addax nasomaculatus (de Blainville, 1816)]

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species extinct in area described by check-list

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