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SPECIES Procavia capensis

Author:Pallas, 1766.
Citation:Misc. Zool.: 30.
Common Name:Rock Hyrax.
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Prov., Cape of Good Hope.
Distribution:Sub-Saharan and NE Africa (a line from Senegal through S Algeria and Libya, Egypt to southern most tip of Africa), portion of the Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Israel), and the Arabian peninsula (Saudi Arabia, Yemen); isolated mountains in Algeria and Libya.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Allen (1939), Meester et al. (1986), Olds and Shoshani (1982, Mammalian Species, 171).
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SUBSPECIES capensis

SUBSPECIES bamendae

SUBSPECIES capillosa

SUBSPECIES erlangeri

SUBSPECIES habessinicus

SUBSPECIES jacksoni

SUBSPECIES jayakari

SUBSPECIES johnstoni

SUBSPECIES kerstingi

SUBSPECIES mackinderi

SUBSPECIES matschiei

SUBSPECIES pallida

SUBSPECIES ruficeps

SUBSPECIES scioanus

SUBSPECIES sharica

SUBSPECIES syriacus

SUBSPECIES welwitschii

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