Taxon profile


Forest Buffalo
Syncerus caffer nanus (Boddaert, 1785)

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

Scientific synonyms

Bubalus cafer nanus

Other names

= African Forest Buffalo
= Dwarf Forest Buffalo
= Red Buffalo


juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

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) [] [as Syncerus caffer nanus Boddaert, 1785]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Syncerus caffer nanus (Boddaert, 1875)]

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