Tragelaphus eurycerus ssp. eurycerus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Tragelaphus eurycerus ssp. eurycerus
Species Authority: (Ogilbyi, 1837)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Lowland Bongo, Western Bongo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 Near Threatened as the species faces an ongoing population decline as habitat loss and hunting pressures increase with the expansion of human settlement and commercial forestry. It is estimated that this decline will exceed 20% over three generations (21 years), hence approaching criterion A4cd for Vulnerable.

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 eurycerus ssp. eurycerus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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