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Damaliscus pygargus ssp. pygargus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA CETARTIODACTYLA BOVIDAE

Scientific Name: Damaliscus pygargus ssp. pygargus
Species Authority: (Pallas, 1767)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Bontebok
Synonym(s):
Damaliscus dorcas subspecies dorcas Pallas, 1766

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Lloyd, P. & David, J.
Reviewer(s): Mallon, D.P. (Antelope Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment)
Justification:
Listed as Near Threatened as successful conservation action has seen the numbers of this subspecies increase to a current estimate of about 1500 mature individuals within its native range (a further 2,000 individuals survive on properties outside the native range of the species), thus now not quite meeting the threshold for listing as Vulnerable under D. At present, populations are largely stable, with no evidence of any major range-wide declines taking place.
History:
2003 Vulnerable
2003 Vulnerable (IUCN 2003)
1996 Vulnerable
1996 Vulnerable
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Vulnerable (IUCN 1990)
1988 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Lloyd, P. & David, J. 2008. Damaliscus pygargus ssp. pygargus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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