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Cephalophus nigrifrons

Cephalophus nigrifrons (*)

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 nigrifrons
Subspecies: C. n. fosteri - C. n. hooki - C. n. hypoxanthus - C. n. kivuensis - C. n. nigrifrons - C. n. rubidus


Cephalophus nigrifrons Gray, 1871


* Cephalophus nigrifrons 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 nigrifrons Gray, 1871 (Near Threatened)

Vernacular names
English: Black-fronted Duiker
Polski: Dujker czarnoczelny

The Black-fronted Duiker (Cephalophus nigrifrons), is a small antelope found in central and west-central Africa. It averages 10 kg (22 lb) and a shoulder height of 43 cm (17 in). It has been found as far south as northern Angola.

1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Cephalophus nigrifons. 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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