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Damaliscus (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Damaliscus Sclater and Thomas
1988Damaliscus Carroll
1997Damaliscus Vrba p. 168
1999Damaliscus Hassanin and Douzery p. 893
2001Damaliscus Grubb p. 380
2003Damaliscus Hassanin and Douzery p. 212
2004Damaliscus Geraads et al. p. 188
2010Damaliscus Gentry p. 784

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
subfamilyAntilopinaeGray 1821
tribeAlcelaphiniBrookes 1876
genusDamaliscusSclater and Thomas 1894

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-09-22 12:01:17
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Pliocene to the top of the Holocene or 3.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 2.588 Ma

Collections (103 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588South Africa Damaliscus sp. (22220)
Tortonian - Piacenzian11.62 - 2.588Kenya Damaliscus sp. (22236)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588South Africa Damaliscus gentryi (22354)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Ethiopia (Afar) Damaliscus ademassui (70907)
Pliocene - Calabrian5.333 - 0.781Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21502 21532)
Pliocene - Calabrian5.333 - 0.781South Africa Damaliscus sp. (21791)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21448 21452 21472 21495 21521)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Ethiopia Damaliscus ademassui (22164)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Malawi Damaliscus sp. (22323)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117South Africa Damaliscus dorcas (21960) Damaliscus sp. (22334)
Zanclean - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Ethiopia Damaliscus ademassui (22167)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Kenya Damaliscus sp. (32116)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588South Africa Damaliscus albifrons (22340)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21484)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Calabrian3.6 - 0.781Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21367 21370 21378 21458 21462 21463 21464 21515)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Kenya (Rift Valley) Damaliscus sp. (21289 21292)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya (Rift Valley) Damaliscus sp. (21282 21283 21353 21354)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21398 21503 21504)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21396) Damaliscus sp. (32080)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781South Africa Damaliscus sp. (21824)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781South Africa (Gauteng) Damaliscus sp. (183152)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Kenya (Rift Valley) Damaliscus sp. (21350)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Ethiopia (Ethiopian Rift) Damaliscus sp. (22493) Damaliscus sp. A (22492) Damaliscus sp. B (22491 22494)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Tanzania (Lake Natron Basin) Damaliscus sp. (22557 22582)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Morocco Damaliscus sp. (34329)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Djibouti Damaliscus sp. (22482)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Kenya Damaliscus hunteri, Damaliscus dorcas, Damaliscus lunatus (21963) Damaliscus sp. (22272)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117South Africa Damaliscus dorcas (21695 21823 21915 21929 21956) Damaliscus hunteri, Damaliscus sp. (21954) Damaliscus sp. (21828 21829 21916 21931) Damaliscus sp., Damaliscus dorcas (21825)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Swaziland Damaliscus lunatus (21925)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0South Africa Damaliscus dorcas (21948 21949 21951 21952) Damaliscus lunatus (21957)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Tanzania Damaliscus dorcas (22181 22192)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Zambia Damaliscus lunatus (21924)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Damaliscus dorcas (22103)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Kenya (Rift Valley) Damaliscus sp. (21294 21297)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781South Africa Damaliscus sp. (21923) Damaliscus sp., Damaliscus dorcas (21822)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Kenya Damaliscus eppsi (21368 21402 21403 21415) Damaliscus sp. (21501)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Tanzania Damaliscus agelaius (21967 22619)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Morocco Damaliscus sp. (34330 42866)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Tanzania Damaliscus sp. (21893)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Kenya Damaliscus dorcas (21277) Damaliscus hunteri, Damaliscus lunatus (21276)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117South Africa Damaliscus dorcus (96974)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Congo-Kinshasa Damaliscus lunatus (22066)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Swaziland Damaliscus lunatus (21927 21955)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa Damaliscus dorcas (21866 21946)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0South Africa (Orange Free) Damaliscus dorcas (21943 21944)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Damaliscus lunatus (22067 22068)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Damaliscus korrigum (21690)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Sudan Damaliscus lunatus (21903 21904)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Egypt Damaliscus sp. (21907)