Damaliscus lunatus ssp. tiang


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Damaliscus lunatus ssp. tiang
Species Authority: (Heuglin, 1863)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Tiang

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)
Total population numbers were estimated at c. 75,000 in 1999, with 25% in protected areas. This total included 50,000 in southern Sudan, which it was acknowledged may be a large underestimate. Indeed, aerial surveys carried out in southern Sudan in the dry season by WCS in 2007 indicate a population of 160,000 and a generally favourable conservation situation. The subspecies is provisionally listed as Least Concern, although with the caveat that anticipated results of a forthcoming wet season survey of southern Sudan may yield information of relevance for the listing of this subspecies.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group 2008. Damaliscus lunatus ssp. tiang. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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