Alcelaphus buselaphus ssp. swaynei 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Bovidae

Scientific Name: Alcelaphus buselaphus ssp. swaynei
Species Authority: (P.L. Sclater, 1892)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Swayne's Hartebeest

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a(i) 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 Endangered as the total population is estimated at 600 individuals (with the majority of the population confined to the Senkelle Wildlife Sanctuary and Mazie N.P. in Ethiopia); no subpopulation numbers more than 250 mature individuals. The small size of the population (c. 300 mature individuals) makes it close to qualifying as Critically Endangered.
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Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2008. Alcelaphus buselaphus ssp. swaynei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T809A13080370. . Downloaded on 20 August 2017.
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