Taxon profile


Forest Antilopes
Tragelaphus de Blainville, 1816

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

Scientific synonyms

Strepsiceros Hamilton Smith, 1827

Other names

= Bush Antelopes

Type taxon:Antilope sylvatica Sparrman, 1780

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Tragelaphus angasii (Gray, 1849) - Lowland Nyala

Tragelaphus angasii

species Tragelaphus buxtoni (Lydekker, 1910) - Mountain Nyala

Tragelaphus buxtoni

species Tragelaphus eurycerus (Ogilby, 1837) - Bongo

Tragelaphus eurycerus

species Tragelaphus imberbis (Blyth, 1869) - Lesser Kudu

Tragelaphus imberbis

species Tragelaphus scriptus (Pallas, 1766) - Bushbuck

Tragelaphus scriptus

species Tragelaphus spekei (Sclater, 1864) - Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei

species Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766) - Greater Kudu

Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Fossil taxa

species Tragelaphus algericus Geraads, 1981
Quaternary: Lower Pleistocene – Chibanian
species Tragelaphus gaudreyi (P. Thomas, 1884)
Tertiary: Piacenzian
species Tragelaphus kyaloae Harris, 1991
Tertiary: Upper Miocene – Middle Pliocene
species Tragelaphus lockwoodi Reed & Bibi, 2011
species Tragelaphus moroitu Haile-Selassie, Vrba & Bibi, 2009
species Tragelaphus nakuae Arambourg, 1941
Tertiary: Middle Pliocene – Piacenzian
species Tragelaphus nkondoensis Geraads & Thomas, 1994
Tertiary: Zanclean – Middle Pliocene
species Tragelaphus pricei (Wells & Cooke, 1956)
Tertiary: Piacenzian
species Tragelaphus rastafari Bibi, 2011
species Tragelaphus saraitu Geraads, Melillo & Haile-Selassie, 2009
Tertiary: Middle Pliocene

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1023581]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Tragelaphus Blainville, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 6 January 2020

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