Tragelaphus derbianus ssp. derbianus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Tragelaphus derbianus ssp. derbianus
Species Authority: (Gray, 1847)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Western Giant Eland

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a(ii) 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 latest total population estimates suggest a total of less than 200 animals in Senegal (with a few surviving in parts of neighbouring countries), well below the threshold of 250 mature individuals. The majority of these individuals are found in Niokolo-Koba N.P. in Senegal.
1996 Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group 2008. Tragelaphus derbianus ssp. derbianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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