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Kob
Kobus kob (Erxleben, 1777)

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

Scientific synonyms

Adenota kob (Erxleben, 1777)
Adenotus kob (Erxleben, 1777)
Antilope kob Erxleben, 1777 o

Least Concern
Temporal range:Upper Pliocene - recent

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) - Cheetah, Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lion, Crocuta crocuta (Erxleben, 1777) - Spotted Hyena

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Kobus kob adolfi Lydekker & Blaine, 1914
subspecies Kobus kob bahrkeetae (Schwarz, 1913)
subspecies Kobus kob kob (Erxleben, 1777) - Buffon’s Kob

Kobus kob kob - Buffon’s Kob

subspecies Kobus kob leucotis (Lichtenstein & Peters, 1854) - White-eared Kob

Kobus kob leucotis - White-eared Kob

subspecies Kobus kob pousarguesi (Neumann, 1905)
subspecies Kobus kob riparia (Schwarz, 1914)
subspecies Kobus kob thomasi (P. L. Sclater, 1896) - Uganda Kob

Kobus kob thomasi - Uganda Kob

subspecies Kobus kob ubangiensis (Schwarz, 1913)

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Kobus kob Erxleben, 1777]
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 kob (Erxleben, 1777)]

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