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Damaliscus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Subordo: Ruminantia
Familia: Bovidae
Subfamilia: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Damaliscus
Species: D. korrigum - D. lunatus - D. pygargus - D. superstes

Name

Damaliscus P. L. Sclater & Thomas, 1894

Vernacular names

References

* Damaliscus on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Damaliscus, known as sassabies is a genus of antelope in the family Bovidae, subfamily Alcelaphinae found in Africa.

The Hirola, sometimes included in this genus, is now classified in is genus Beatragus as Beatragus hunteri.
Species

* D. korrigum (Ogilby, 1837) – Topis and Korrigum
o D. k. korrigum (Ogilby, 1837) – Korrigum, Tiang or Senegal Hartebeest
o D. k. jimela (Matschie, 1892) – Topi
o D. k. topi Blaine, 1914 – Coastal Topi
* D. lunatus (Burchell, 1823) – Tsessebe
o D. l. lunatus (Burchell, 1823) – Common Tsessebe
o D. l. tiang (Heuglin, 1863) – Tiang
* D. pygargus (Pallas, 1767) – Bontebok and Blesbok
o D. p. phillipsi Harper, 1939 – Blesbok
o D. p. pygargus (Pallas, 1767) – Bontebok
* D. superstes (Cotterill, 2003) – Bangweulu Tsessebe


References

* Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds (2005). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?id=14200516.
* Stuart, Chris & Stuart, Tilde. 2007. Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa. Fourth edition. Cape Town:Struik Publ.

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