Kobus ellipsiprymnus ssp. ellipsiprymnus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Kobus ellipsiprymnus ssp. ellipsiprymnus
Species Authority: (Ogilbyi, 1833)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Common Waterbuck, Ellipsen Waterbuck

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Mallon, D.P. (Antelope Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment)
Listed as Least Concern as numbers are estimated at 105,000, with more than 50% in protected areas and 13% on private land, and there is no evidence that the subspecies approaches the thresholds necessary for listing as Near Threatened or Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group 2008. Kobus ellipsiprymnus ssp. ellipsiprymnus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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