Common tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Damaliscus
P.L. Sclater & Thomas, 1894

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Subspecies range map of the genus Damaliscus

Damaliscus, known as sassabies, is a genus of antelope in the family Bovidae, subfamily Alcelaphinae, found in Africa.


Listed alphabetically.[1][2]


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  1. 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.
  2. Damaliscus, IUCN
  3. 1 2 3 4 East, Rod (1998). "African Antelope Database". IUCN Species Survival Commission. 21: 200–207.

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