Kobus Smith 1840 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative spelling: Cobus

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

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Grubb 2001 and Lydekker 1885

Sister taxa: Menelikia, Redunca, Sivacobus, Thaleroceros, Zephyreduncinus

Subtaxa: Kobus barbarus Kobus basilcookei Kobus defassa Kobus ellipsiprymnus Kobus kob Kobus korotorensis Kobus laticornis Kobus leche Kobus megaceros Kobus oricornus Kobus porrecticornis Kobus presigmoidalis Kobus sigmoidalis Kobus subdolus Kobus tchadensis Kobus vardoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (8), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Djibouti (3), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (45), Kenya (49), Niger (2), South Africa (5), Sudan (1), Tanzania (14), Zambia (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Ethiopia (2), Kenya (22), Malawi (2), Uganda (1)

• Pliocene of Chad (3), Ethiopia (8), Kenya (13), Malawi (1), Morocco (1), South Africa (3), Tanzania (6)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (2), Kenya (4), South Africa (2), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), Kenya (2), Tanzania (1)

Total: 215 collections including 288 occurrences

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