Alcelaphinae

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
Genera: Alcelaphus - Beatragus - Connochaetes - Damaliscus

Name

Alcelaphinae Brooke, 1876

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Dansk: Alcelaphinae
Deutsch: Kuhantilopen
English: Alcelaphinae
Español: Alcelaphinae
Français: Alcelaphinae
Nederlands: Koeantilopen

References

* Alcelaphinae on Mammal species of the World.
* Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World : A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2-volume se (3rd ed).

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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.[1].

* Family Bovidae
o Subfamily Bovinae: cattle and spiral-horned antelopes, 24 species in 9 genera
o Subfamily Cephalophinae: duikers, 19 species in 2 genera
o Subfamily Hippotraginae: grazing antelopes, 23 species in 11 genera
o Subfamily Antilopinae: gazelles, dwarf antelopes and the saiga, 38 species in 14 genera
o Subfamily Caprinae: sheep, goats, 26 species in 12 genera
o Subfamily Reduncinae: waterbucks, reedbucks, 8 species in 2 genera
o Subfamily Aepycerotinae: impala, 1 species in 1 genus
o Subfamily Peleinae: rhebok, 1 species in 1 genus
o Subfamily Alcelaphinae
+ Genus Beatragus
# Hirola, Beatragus hunteri
+ Genus Damaliscus
# Topi and 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


Extinct alcelaphines
Skull of the Pleistocene alcelaphin Damalops palaeindicus from India

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


References

1. ^ 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. Available online

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