Wellsiana Vrba 1987 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Full reference: E. S. Vrba. 1987. New species and a new genus of Hippotragini (Bovidae) from Makapansgat Limeworks. Palaeontologia Africana 26(5):47-58

Parent taxon: Bovidae according to E. S. Vrba 1987

See also Gentry 2010

Sister taxa: Antilopina, Antilopinae, Antilospira, Bibos, Bovinae, Brabovus, Bucapra, Cambayella, Camelopardalina, Capra depressa, Capra reversa, Caprina, Caprinae, Criotherium, Deperetia, Dorcadoryx, Dorcadoxa, Eosyncerus, Euceratherium, Gallogoral, Gazellospira, Gentrytragus, Gobiocerus, Hanhaicerus, Helicoportax, Helicotragus, Hemibos, Hemistrepsiceros, Hesperidoceras, Hesperoceras, Hezhengia, Hippotraginae, Hypsodontinae, Kabulicornis, Kobikeryx, Kubanotragus, Leptobos, Leptotragus, Liops, Lyrocerus, Megalovis, Mesembriacerus, Mesembriportax, Microtragus, Moschiola, Namacerus, Neotragocerus, Nisidorcas, Oiocerini, Olonbulukia, Orasius, Oreonager, Orygotherium, Pachygazella, Pachyportax, Pachytragus, Palaeoreas, Palaeoryx, Paraprotoryx, Paratragocerus, Parurmiatherium, Peleinae, Perimia, Platybos, Pliotragus, Proamphibos, Procamptoceras, Procobus, Prodamaliscus, Proleptobos, Prosinotragus, Prostrepsiceros, Protragelaphus, Protragocerus, Pseudobos, Pseudoeotragus, Pseudotragus, Pultiphagonides, Qurliqnoria, Rhynchotragus, Rhynotragus, Ruticeros, Samokeros, Selenoportax, Shensispira, Sinoreas, Sinoryx, Sinotragus, Sivacapra, Sivaceros, Sivaportax, Sivatragus, Sivoryx, Spirocerus, Sporadotragus, Strepsiportax, Strogulognathus, Tchaltacerus, Tethytragus, Toribos, Torticornis, Tossunnoria, Tragelaphinae, Tragocerus, Tragoportax, Tragoreas, Tragospira, Tsaidamotherium, Turritragus, Urmiatheriinae

Subtaxa: Wellsiana torticornuta

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Makapansgat - Mbr. 3 (Pliocene of South Africa)

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