Antilopinae

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Antilopinae
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Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Antilopinae
Gray, 1821
Genera

See text.

The Antilopines are even-toed ungulates belonging to the subfamily Antilopinae of the family Bovidae. The members of tribe Antilopini include the gazelles, blackbucks, springboks, gerenuks, dibatags, and Central Asian gazelles, are often referred to as true antelopes. True antelopes occur in much of Africa and Asia, with the highest concentration of species occurring in East Africa in Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania. The saigas (tribe Saigini) and Tibetan antelopes inhabit much of central and western Asia. The dwarf antelopes of tribe Neotragini live entirely in sub-Saharan Africa.

Classification[edit]

Family Bovidae

Fossil genera[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antilopini". Biolib.
  2. ^ Kostopoulos, D. (1998). "Parastrepsiceros koufosi n. sp. (Mammalia: Bovidae); note on the possible presence of a Prostrepsiceros descendant in the latest Pliocene of northern Greece". Biology Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia.
  3. ^ "Praemadoqua". Fossilworks.