Connochaetes taurina Burchell 1823 (blue wildebeest)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Alternative combinations: Antilope taurina, Connochaetes taurinus, Gorgon taurinus

Belongs to Connochaetes according to A. W. Gentry 2010

See also Geraads et al. 2004, Van Niekerk and de V Pienaar 1962 and Vrba 1997

Sister taxa: Connochaetes gentryi, Connochaetes gnou, Connochaetes tournoueri, Oreonagor tournoueri

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (13), Morocco (4), South Africa (4), Tanzania (18), Zambia (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malawi (2)

• Pliocene of Malawi (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 49 collections including 50 occurrences

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