Alcelaphinae


Alcelaphinae

Taxobox
name = Alcelaphinae
fossil_range = Late Miocene to Recent



image_width = 220px
image_caption = Tsessebe ("Damaliscus lunatus")
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Artiodactyla
familia = Bovidae
subfamilia = Alcelaphinae
subdivision_ranks = Genera
subdivision = "Beatragus"
"Damaliscus"
"Alcelaphus"
"Connochaetes"
"Megalotragus"

The subfamily Alcelaphinae contains Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Bonteboks and several similar species. All in all it contains 10 species in 4 genera, although "Beatragus" is sometimes considered a subgenus of "Damaliscus", and "Sigmoceros" for the Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3 Available online] ] .

* Family Bovidae
** Subfamily Bovinae: cattle and spiral-horned antelopes, 24 species in 9 genera
** Subfamily Cephalophinae: duikers, 19 species in 2 genera
** Subfamily Hippotraginae: grazing antelopes, 23 species in 11 genera
** Subfamily Antilopinae: gazelles, dwarf antelopes and the saiga, 38 species in 14 genera
** Subfamily Caprinae: sheep, goats, 26 species in 12 genera
** Subfamily Reduncinae: waterbucks, reedbucks, 8 species in 2 genera
** Subfamily Aepycerotinae: impala, 1 species in 1 genus
** Subfamily Peleinae: rhebok, 1 species in 1 genus
** Subfamily Alcelaphinae
*** Genus "Beatragus"
**** Hirola, "Beatragus hunteri"
*** Genus "Damaliscus"
**** Korrigum, "Damaliscus korrigum"
***** Korrigum, "Damaliscus korrigum korrigum"
***** Topi, "Damaliscus korrigum jimela"
***** Coastal Topi, "Damaliscus korrigum topi"
**** Tsessebe, "Damaliscus lunatus"
**** Bontebok, "Damaliscus pygargus"
***** Bontebok, "Damaliscus pygargus pygargus"
***** Blesbok, "Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi"
**** Bangweulu Tsessebe, "Damaliscus superstes"
*** Genus "Alcelaphus"
**** Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus"
***** Bubal Hartebeest, †"Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus"
***** Coke's Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus cokii"
***** Lelwel Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus lelwel"
***** Western Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus major"
***** Swayne's Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei"
***** Tora Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus buselaphus tora"
**** Red Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus caama"
**** Lichtenstein's Hartebeest, "Alcelaphus lichtensteinii"
*** Genus "Connochaetes"
**** Black Wildebeest, "Connochaetes gnou"
**** Blue Wildebeest, "Connochaetes taurinus"
***** Blue Wildebeest "Connochaetes taurinus taurinus"
***** Eastern White-bearded Wildebeest "Connochaetes taurinus albojubatus"
***** Cookson's Wildebeest "Connochaetes taurinus cooksoni"
***** Nyassaland Wildebeest "Connochaetes taurinus johnstoni"
***** Western White-bearded Wildebeest "Connochaetes taurinus mearnsi"

Prehistoric alcelaphines

* Subfamily Alcelaphinae
** †"Megalotragus"
*** †"Megalotragus kattwinkeli"
*** †"Megalotragus priscus"
** "Beatragus"
*** †"Beatragus antiquus"
** "Damaliscus"
*** †"Damaliscus niro"
** †"Damalacra
*** †"Damalacra acalla"
** "Connochaetes"
*** †"Connochaetes africanus"
*** †"Connochaetes gentryi"
*** "Connochaetes gnou"
**** †"Connochaetes gnou laticornutus"
**** †"Connochaetes gnou antiquus"
*** "Connochaetes taurinus"
**** †"Connochaetes taurinus olduvaiensis"
** †"Parmularius"
*** †"Parmularius pachyceras"
*** †"Parmularius ambiquus"
*** †"Parmularius pandatus"
*** †"Parmularius atlanticus"
*** †"Parmularius rugosus"
*** †"Parmularius altidens"
*** †"Parmularius angusticornis"
** †"Rabaticeras"
*** †"Rabaticeras lemutai"
** †"Damalops"
*** †"Damalops palaeindicus"
** †"Rhynotragus"
** †"Oreonagor"
*** †"Oreonagor tournoueri"
** †"Parestigorgon"
** †"Rusingoryx"

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