Bangweulu tsessebe

Bangweulu tsessebe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Damaliscus
Species: D. superstes
Binomial name
Damaliscus superstes
Cotterill, 2003[2]

The Bangweulu tsessebe (Damaliscus superstes) is an antelope found in northeastern Zambia.[3] Naturalist F. Cotterill recognized the tsessebes in northeastern Zambia in the southern Bangweulu Flats as a new species based on differences in pelage and cranial morphology.[4]


  2. (retrieved March 20, 2010.)
  3. Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  4. IUCN (retrieved March 20, 2010.)

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