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Tragelaphini

(Tribe)

Overview

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A Tribe in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Tribe Tragelaphini is a member of the Subfamily Bovinae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Tragelaphini:

The Tribe Tragelaphini is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Boocercus

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[1] [more]

Taurotragus

Taurotragus, commonly called Eland, is a genus of of the African savannah, containing two species: the Common Eland and the Giant Eland. The elands are the largest African antelopes. [more]

Tragelaphus

The Tragelaphus contains several species of bovine, all of which are relatively antelope-like. Species in this genus tend to be large sized, lightly built, have long necks and considerable sexual dimorphism. The Common Eland (Taurotragus oryx) was once classified in this genus as T. oryz. [more]

At least 53 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Tragelaphus.

More info about the Genus Tragelaphus may be found here.

Footnotes

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  1. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=112464

Sources

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Last Revised: August 26, 2014
2014/08/26 09:14:10