Taxon profile


Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Antilopa cervicapra
Capra cervicapra Linnaeus, 1758 o

Type taxon of:Antilope Pallas, 1766 (Capra cervicapra Linnaeus, 1758)
Least Concern


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Antilope cervicapra cervicapra Linnaeus, 1758 - Southern Blackbuck
subspecies Antilope cervicapra rajputanae Zukowsky, 1927 - Rajputan Blackbuck

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [5e078cb8-62d3-44bc-918b-a36378c95b3f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [1681]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Antilope cervicapra Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [643:hirschziegenantilope]

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 Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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