Syncerus caffer Sparman 1779 (African buffalo)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Belongs to Syncerus according to A. W. Gentry 2010

Sister taxon: Syncerus acoelotus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (5 collections), Kenya (5), Namibia (1), Niger (1), South Africa (26), Sudan (1), Swaziland (2), Tanzania (3), Zambia (3)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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