Taxon profile


Derby Eland
Taurotragus derbianus (Gray, 1847)

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

Scientific synonyms

Tragelaphus derbianus (Gray, 1847)

Other names

= Giant Eland
= Lord Derby Eland



juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Taurotragus derbianus derbianus Gray, 1847 - Western Giant Eland

Taurotragus derbianus derbianus - Western Giant Eland

subspecies Taurotragus derbianus gigas Heuglin, 1863 - Eastern Giant Eland

Taurotragus derbianus gigas - Eastern Giant Eland

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [44172]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Tragelaphus derbianus (Gray, 1847)]
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 Taurotragus derbianus Gray, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Taurotragus derbianus (Gray, 1847)]

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