Connochaetes Lichtenstein 1812 (wildebeest)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative spelling: Antilope (Connochaetes)

Synonym: Oreonagor Thomas 1884

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

See also Carroll 1988, Geraads et al. 2004, Grubb 2001 and Vrba 1997

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

Subtaxa: Connochaetes gentryi Connochaetes gnou Connochaetes taurina Connochaetes tournoueri Oreonagor tournoueri

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Djibouti (1), Ethiopia (10), Kenya (38), Morocco (7), South Africa (44), Tanzania (23), Zambia (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (8), Malawi (3), South Africa (6)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (3), Malawi (1), South Africa (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 154 collections including 159 occurrences

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