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SPECIES Antilope cervicapra

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 69.
Common Name:Blackbuck
Type Locality:"Habitat in India, Asia"; restricted by Zukowsky (1927:125) to "Trivandrum im südlichsten Vorderindien nahe Kap Comorin" (India, Travancore, inland of Trivandrum).
Distribution:Bangladesh (extinct), India (Punjab south to Madras and east to Bihar; formerly up to Assam; now localized), Nepal (Terai; now very localized), and E Pakistan (extinct but vagrants occur); introduced to Texas (USA), and Argentina.
Status:CITES – Appendix III (Nepal); IUCN – Near Threatened.
Comments:Revised by Groves (1982c).


SUBSPECIES cervicapra

SUBSPECIES rajputanae


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