Reduncinae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Reduncinae
Temporal range: Late Miocene to Present
Uganda-Kob.jpg
Kob
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Reduncinae
Meyer, 1907
Genera

Kobus
Redunca

The subfamily Reduncinae is composed of nine species of antelopes, all of which dwell in marshes, floodplains, or other well-watered areas, including the waterbucks and reedbucks. These antelopes first appeared in fossil record 7.4 million years ago (Mya) in Eurasia and 6.6 Mya in Africa.

Alternate subclassification[edit]

  • Adenota is an alternate genus or subgenus composed of the kob and puku.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nowak 1991[full citation needed]