Syncerus Hodgson 1847 (African buffalo)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Parent taxon: Bubalina according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 1999

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Gentry 2010 and Grubb 2001

Sister taxon: Bubalus

Subtaxa: Syncerus acoelotus Syncerus caffer

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (11 collections), Djibouti (1), Ethiopia (23), Kenya (6), Namibia (1), Niger (1), Rwanda (1), South Africa (32), Sudan (1), Swaziland (2), Tanzania (12), Zambia (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Ethiopia (1), Malawi (1), South Africa (4)

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

Total: 108 collections including 110 occurrences

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