Taxon profile


Defassa Waterbuck
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa (Rüppell, 1835)

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

Scientific synonyms

Aittilope defassa Rüppell, 1835 o
Kobus defassa (Rüppell, 1835)


juvenile animal


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [11040]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa (Rüppell, 1835)]
Data retrieved on: 30 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa Rüppell, 1835]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa (Rüppell, 1835)]

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