Red serow

Red serow[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Capricornis
Species: C. rubidus
Binomial name
Capricornis rubidus
David, 1869

The red serow (Capricornis rubidus) is an endangered goat-antelope, thought to be native to southern Bangladesh and northern Burma.[1] It has been considered a subspecies of C. sumatraensis.[1] In the northeastern part of India, the red serow occurs widely in the hills south of the Brahmaputra river.[3][4]


  1. 1 2 3,P.(16November2005).Wilson,D.E.;Reeder,D.M.,eds.(3rded.).JohnsHopkinsUniversityPress.p. 704.ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.OCLC 62265494. 
  2. Duckworth, J.W. & Than Zaw (2008). "Capricornis rudibus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  3. Choudhury, A.U.(1997). Checklist of the mammals of Assam. Revised 2nd edition. Gibbon Books & Assam Science Technology & Environment Council, Guwahati, India. 103pp.ISBN 81-900866-0-X
  4. Choudhury, A.U. (2003). Status of serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) in Assam. Tigerpaper 30(2): 1-2.

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