Gazella dorcas Linnaeus 1758 (Dorcas gazelle)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative combination: Capra dorcas

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Gazella according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Gentry 2010 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Gazella atlantica, Gazella bennettii, Gazella bondi, Gazella cuvieri, Gazella dracula, Gazella emilii, Gazella gazella, Gazella granti, Gazella jenenschi, Gazella kohllarseni, Gazella leptoceros, Gazella pomeli, Gazella praegaudryi, Gazella praethomsoni, Gazella psolea, Gazella rufifrons, Gazella rufina, Gazella saudilla, Gazella setifensis, Gazella spekei, Gazella subgutturosa, Gazella thomasi, Gazella thomsoni, Gazella tingitana

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (28 collections), Morocco (2), Sudan (1), Syria (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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