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Madoqua guentheri

Madoqua guentheri (*)

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: Antilopinae
Genus: Madoqua
Species: Madoqua guentheri
Subspecies: M. g. guentheri - M. g. smithii


Madoqua guentheri Thomas, 1894


* Madoqua guentheri 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: Madoqua guentheri Thomas, 1894 (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Guenther's Dikdik, Günther's Dik-dik


Günther's Dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri) is a small antelope found in East Africa. It weighs up to 3–5 kg (6.6 to 11 pounds) when full grown. It has a yellowish gray to reddish brown coat. It has a short tail (3–5 cm) and horn (9.8 cm).


1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Madoqua guentheri. 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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