Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Bovidae

Scientific Name: Redunca fulvorufula ssp. adamauae
Species Authority: Pfeffer, 1962
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Western Mountain Reedbuck

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a(i); D 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)
The Western Mountain Reedbuck has been reduced to small, declining, remnant subpopulations within a relatively restricted range. Total numbers are estimated at 450 animals (so 50, so this subspecies is very close to the threshold for Critically Endangered.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Endangered (EN)
1994 Endangered (E)
1990 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2008. Redunca fulvorufula ssp. adamauae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T19389A8873956. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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