Damaliscus lunatus ssp. superstes 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetartiodactyla Bovidae

Scientific Name: Damaliscus lunatus ssp. superstes
Species Authority: Cotterill, 2003
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Bangweulu Tsessebe

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)
The current population is estimated in the region of 3,500 individuals and increasing, with animals having been translocated to private land. There are currently no major threats to this taxon, and no evidence at present to show that there has been a decline approximating 20-30% over three generations (20 years) that would justify Near Threatened or Vulnerable status.

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Increasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2008. Damaliscus lunatus ssp. superstes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136860A4347436. . Downloaded on 22 August 2017.
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