Taxon profile


Raphicerus campestris (Thunberg, 1811)

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

Scientific synonyms

Antilope campestris Thunberg, 1811 o
Cerophorus (Cervicapra) acuticornis de Blainville, 1816

Other names

= Steenbok

Type taxon of:Raphicerus C. H. Smith, 1827 (Cerophorus (Cervicapra) acuticornis de Blainville, 1816)
Least Concern


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Lycaon pictus (Temminck, 1820) - African Wild Dog, Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) - Cheetah, Caracal caracal (Schreber, 1776) - Caracal, Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - African Leopard

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Raphicerus campestris campestris (Thunberg, 1811) - Natal Steenbok

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subspecies Raphicerus campestris capricornis Thomas & Schwann, 1906 - Short-horned Steenbok

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subspecies Raphicerus campestris fulvorubescens (Desmoulins, 1822) - Albany steenbok
subspecies Raphicerus campestris kelleni (Jentink, 1900) - Kellen's Steenbok

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subspecies Raphicerus campestris neumanni (Matschie, 1894) - East African Steenbok

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [19308]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Raphicerus campestris (Thunberg, 1811)]
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 Raphicerus campestris Thunberg, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Raphicerus campestris (Thunberg, 1811)]

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