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Bangweulu tsessebe

Bangweulu Tsessebe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Damaliscus
Species: D. superstes
Binomial name
Damaliscus superstes
Cotterill, 2003[1]

The Bangweulu tsessebe (Damaliscus superstes) is an antelope found in northeastern Zambia.[2] Naturalist F. Cotterill recognized the tsessebes in northeastern Zambia in the southern Bangweulu Flats as a new species based on differences in pelage and cranial morphology.[3]


  1. ^ (retrieved March 20, 2010.)
  2. ^ Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press.  
  3. ^ IUCN (retrieved March 20, 2010.)
  • Macdonald, D.W. (2006) Encyclopedia of Mammals. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [as Damaliscus superstes Cotterill, 2003] Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005)
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