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Connochaetes (wildebeest)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Antilope (Connochaetes) was named by Lichtenstein (1812). It is extant.

It was reranked as Connochaetes by Carroll (1988), Vrba (1997), Grubb (2001), Geraads et al. (2004) and Gentry (2010).

It was assigned to Antilope by Lichtenstein (1812); to Bovidae by Carroll (1988); to Alcelaphina by Vrba (1997); to Alcelaphini by Geraads et al. (2004); and to Alcelaphinae by Grubb (2001) and Gentry (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Antilope (Connochaetes) Lichtenstein
1884Oreonagor Thomas
1988Connochaetes Carroll
1997Oreonagor Vrba p. 155
1997Connochaetes Vrba p. 156
2001Connochaetes Grubb p. 380
2004Connochaetes Geraads et al. p. 186
2010Connochaetes Gentry p. 789

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
subfamilyAntilopinaeGray 1821
tribeAlcelaphiniBrookes 1876
genusConnochaetes(Lichtenstein 1812)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available