Taxon profile


Oreotragus oreotragus (Zimmermann, 1783)

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

Scientific synonyms

Antilope oreotragus Zimmermann, 1783 o

Least Concern


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Caracal caracal (Schreber, 1776) - Caracal

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus aceratos Noack, 1899 - Noack's Klipspringer
subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus aureus Heller, 1913 - Golden Klipspringer

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subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus oreotragus (Zimmermann, 1783) - Cape Klipspringer
subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus porteousi Lydekker, 1911 - Nigerian klipspringer
subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus saltatrixoides (Temminck, 1853) - Ethiopian Klipspringer

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subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus somalicus Neumann, 1902 - Somali Klipspringer

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subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus stevensoni Roberts, 1946 - Stevenson's Klipspringer

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subspecies Oreotragus oreotragus tyleri Hinton, 1921 - Tyler's Klipspringer

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [15485]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Oreotragus oreotragus (Zimmermann, 1783)]
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 Oreotragus oreotragus Zimmermann, 1783]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [649:klippspringer]

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 Oreotragus oreotragus (Zimmermann, 1783)]

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