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SPECIES Damaliscus korrigum

Author:Ogilby, 1836.
Actual Date:1837
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1836: 103.
Common Name:Topi
Type Locality:N Nigeria, "Bornou" (Borno Prov.).
Distribution:West and Equatorial Africa in N Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, N Cameroon, N Central African Republic, Chad, Dem. Rep. Congo (Rwindi-Rutshuru plain only), W Ethiopia, Gambia, N Ghana, Guinea-Bisau, Kenya, Mali, S Mauritania, S Niger, N Nigeria, Ruanda, Senegal, S Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda. Former occurrence in Guinea unconfirmed. Now extinct in Burundi, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, and Senegal.
Status:CITES Appendix III (Ghana); IUCN Vulnerable as D. lunatus korrigum, Lower Risk (cd) as D. l. jimela and D. l. topi, Lower Risk (nt) as D. l. tiang,
Comments:The vernacular name "Topi" applies to both jimela and topi, while the Korrigum or Tiang is korrigum. Synonymy modified from Ansell (1972:56).
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