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SPECIES Gazella saudiya

Author:Carruthers and Schwarz, 1935.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1935: 155.
Common Name:Saudi Gazelle
Type Locality:Saudi Arabia, "Dhalm, about 150 miles [241 km] north-east of Mecca, central Arabia, 3500 feet [1067 m]".
Distribution:Formerly Saudi Arabia and Yemen; one record dubiously from Kuwait; single reported specimen from S Iraq is G. subgutturosa marica (Mallon and Kingswood, 2001); extinct in the wild.
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered as G. dorcas saudiya; IUCN Extinct in the Wild.
Comments:A species distinct from G. dorcas according to Groves (1988). Status reviewed by Mallon and Kingswood (2001).
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