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Impala
Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812)

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

Scientific synonyms

Antilope melampus Lichtenstein, 1812 o

Type taxon of:Aepyceros Sundevall, 1845 (Antilope melampus Lichtenstein, 1812)
Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Canis mesomelas Schreber, 1775 - Black-backed Jackal, Lycaon pictus (Temminck, 1820) - African Wild Dog, Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) - Cheetah, Caracal caracal (Schreber, 1776) - Caracal, Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lion, ...

parasite: Haemonchus krugeri Ortlepp, 1964

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Aepyceros melampus johnstoni Thomas, 1893 - Malawi impala

Aepyceros melampus johnstoni - Malawi impala

subspecies Aepyceros melampus katangae Lönnberg, 1914 - Katanga impala
subspecies Aepyceros melampus melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812) - Common Impala

Aepyceros melampus melampus - Common Impala

subspecies Aepyceros melampus petersi Bocage, 1879 - Black-faced Impala

Aepyceros melampus petersi - Black-faced Impala

subspecies Aepyceros melampus rendilis Lönnberg, 1912 - East African Impala

Aepyceros melampus rendilis - East African Impala

subspecies Aepyceros melampus suara (Matschie, 1892) - Tanzanian Impala

Aepyceros melampus suara - Tanzanian Impala


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [550]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812)]
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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Aepyceros melampus Lichtenstein, 1812]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812)]

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Explanations

o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list

i species introduced to area described by check-list