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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Subordo: Ruminantia

Familia: Bovidae
Subfamilia: Reduncinae
Genus: Kobus
Species: ?K. anselli - K. ellipsiprymnus - K. kob - K. leche - K. megaceros - K. vardonii


Kobus (A. Smith, 1840)

Kobus in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (eds.) 2005. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore. 2 volumes. 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. Reference page.

Vernacular names
беларуская: Вадзяныя казлы

Kobus is a genus containing six species of African antelopes, all of which are associated with marshes, floodplains, or other grassy areas near water. They are sexually dimorphic, with females being smaller and lacking the horns of the males.

Genus Kobus[1][2]

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
K. anselli Upemba lechwe Upemba wetlands, Democratic Republic of Congo
Waterbuck (4405326082).jpg K. ellipsiprymnus Waterbuck Northern South Africa north to Chad and west to Côte d'Ivoire
Ugandan kob (Kobus kob thomasi) male.jpg K. kob Kob Senegal east to South Sudan and south to Uganda
Kobus leche 5179.jpg K. leche Lechwe Botswana, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Angola
Voduška abok 1.jpg K. megaceros Nile lechwe South Sudan and Ethiopia
Puku - Male-1, in South Luangwa National Park - Zambia.jpg K. vardonii Puku Southern Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia


Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
Cotterill, F.D.P. 2005. The Upemba lechwe, Kobus anselli: an antelope new to science emphasizes the conservation importance of Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Zoology, 265: 113-132

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