Bangweulu tsessebe

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Bangweulu tsessebe
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Damaliscus
D. l. superstes
Trinomial name
Damaliscus lunatus superstes
Cotterill, 2003[2]

The Bangweulu tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus superstes) is a subspecies of antelope found in northeastern Zambia.[3] The tsessebes in northeastern Zambia in the southern Bangweulu Flats are classified by naturalist F. Cotterill as a new species based on differences in pelage and cranial morphology.[1]


  1. ^ a b "The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2018-11-15.
  2. ^ (retrieved March 20, 2010.)
  3. ^ Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  • Macdonald, D.W. (2006). Encyclopedia of Mammals. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Mammal Species of the World (MSW): A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.) [as Damaliscus superstes Cotterill, 2003] Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (eds.) (2005).