Simatherium Dietrich 1941 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

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

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Boselaphini, Bovini, Catoblepas, Duboisea, Platycerabos, Pseudonovibos, Tragelaphini

Subtaxa: Simatherium demissum Simatherium kohllareseni Simatherium shungurense

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ethiopia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Kenya (11), South Africa (5), Tanzania (14), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), Uganda (6)

• Miocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 42 collections including 43 occurrences

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