Roberts' lechwe

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Roberts' Lechwe
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Kobus
Species: K. leche
Subspecies: K. l. robertsi
Trinomial name
Kobus leche robertsi
(Rothschild, 1907)

Roberts' lechwe (Kobus leche robertsi) or Kawambwa lechwe is an extinct subspecies of lechwe. It was found around Kawambwa, Zambia, but no populations now survive.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Kobus leche ssp. robertsi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.