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Cephalophus maxwellii

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: Cephalophinae
Genus: Cephalophus
Species: Cephalophus maxwellii
Subspecies: C. m. danei - C. m. maxwellii


Cephalophus maxwellii (H. Smith, 1827)


* Philantomba maxwellii


* Cephalophus maxwellii 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
* IUCN link: Cephalophus maxwellii (H. Smith, 1827) (Near Threatened)

Vernacular names
English: Maxwell's Duiker
Polski: Dujker karłowaty

Maxwell's Duiker (Philantomba maxwellii), is a small antelope found in western Africa.

They grow to 30 inches in length with a typical shoulder height of 14.5–16 inches (35 centimetres) and weigh around 11 pounds (5 kilogrammes). Its coat is either grey-brown or grey, with a white underbelly and white markings on its face. However, there have been some rare occurrences of pale bluish, nearly purple coats.

Maxwell's Duikers live in lowland rainforest, where they eat herbs, fruits and shrubs.

1. ^ Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds (2005). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 715. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?id=14200904.
2. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Cephalophus maxwellii. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.

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