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Sitatunga
Tragelaphus spekei (Sclater, 1864)

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

Scientific synonyms

Tragelaphus spekii Speke, 1863
Limnotragus spekei

Least Concern LC  as Tragelaphus spekii

Images

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: McMammal

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: McMammal

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga, male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga, female

Author: Milan Kořínek

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Lasse Hubweber

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Petr Vobořil

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Petr Vobořil

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Zdeněk Chalupa

juvenile animal

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Michal Sloviak

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus - West African Sitatunga

Author: Klaus Rudloff

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) - African Leopard

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Tragelaphus spekei gratus P. L. Sclater, 1880 - West African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei gratus

subspecies Tragelaphus spekei larkenii St. Leger, 1931 - Nile sitatunga
subspecies Tragelaphus spekei selousi W. Rothschild, 1898 - Zambezi Sitatunga
subspecies Tragelaphus spekei spekei (Sclater, 1864) - East African Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekei spekei

subspecies Tragelaphus spekei sylvestris Meinertzhagen, 1916 - Sesse Island Sitatunga

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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Tragelaphus spekii Speke, 1863]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [664:sitatunga]

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 Tragelaphus spekei Sclater, 1864]

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