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Title: Reduncinae  
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Subject: Bovidae, Kobus (antelope), Grazing antelope, List of mammals of the Central African Republic, Kobus
Collection: Bovidae, Marsh Antelopes
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Temporal range: Late Miocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Reduncinae
Meyer, 1907


The subfamily Reduncinae is composed of eight species of antelopes, all of which dwell in marshes, floodplains, or other well-watered areas, including the waterbucks and reedbucks. These antelopes first appeared in fossil record 7.4 million years ago (Mya) in Eurasia and 6.6 Mya in Africa.

Alternate subclassification

  • Adenota is an alternate genus or subgenus composed of the kob and puku. [1]


  1. ^ Nowak 1991
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