Beatragus Heller 1912 (hirola)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Parent taxon: Alcelaphinae according to A. W. Gentry 2010

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Grubb 2001 and Vrba 1997

Sister taxa: Alcelaphina, Alcelaphus, Awashia, Connochaetes, Damalacra, Damalborea, Damaliscina, Damaliscus, Maremmia, Numidocapra, Parmularius, Sigmoceros

Subtaxa: Beatragus antiquus Beatragus hunteri Beatragus whitei

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Ethiopia (2), Kenya (5), South Africa (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (4)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 22 collections including 24 occurrences

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