Record Details

Scientific Name:
Antilopinae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
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Family
Synonym(s):
Gacellidae
Ammodorcini
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2012

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References

Expert(s):
Alfred L. Gardner. Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Peter Grubb. 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England
Other Sources:
website: Mammal Species of the World; http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/msw/
References:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2142. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992-01-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xviii + 1207. 1-56098-217-9. Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing.
Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes 2003-12-31. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. . . . . As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998.

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Comments

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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: Antilopini includes Ammodorcas, Antidorcas, Antilope, Eudorcas, Gazella, Litocranius, Nanger, Procapra, and Saiga; Neotragini includes Dorcatragus, Madoqua, Neotragus, Oreotragus, Ourebia, and Raphicerus. Neotragini probably paraphyletic if not polyphyletic; Oreotragus and Neotragus distant from other genera, associated with Cephalophus or Aepyceros, respectively, in molecular phylogenies, according to Hassanin and Douzery (1999b) and Matthee and Davis (2001). The latter regarded Antidorcas...

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