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SPECIES Gazella subgutturosa

Author:Guldenstaedt, 1778.
Actual Date:1780
Citation:Acta Acad. Sci. Petropoli for 1778, 1: 251.
Common Name:Goitered Gazelle
Type Locality:"Patria Antilopes subgutturosai Persia est. Inter mare caspicum & nigrum septentrionem versus usque ad pedem australem promontorii iugi alpini caucasici, vix ultra gradum latitudinis 42 procedit per Georgiam per Cardueliam et Cachetiam regis Teflisi" (Georgia, steppes of E Transcaucasia, near Tbilisi).
Distribution:Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, China (Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Sinkiang, N Tibet), SE Georgia (extinct), Iran, Iraq, E Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait (extinct), Kyrgyztan (extinct?), Mongolia, Oman, WC Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, SE Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and Yemen (possibly extinct).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered as G. s. marica; IUCN Vulnerable as G. s. marica, otherwise Near Threatened.
Comments:The type locality may once have been within the boundaries of Persia (Iran) (Heptner et al., 1961) but does not lie within its modern limits. Revised by Groves (1969a). Reviewed by Kingswood and Blank (1996, Mammalian Species, 518).
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SUBSPECIES subgutturosa

SUBSPECIES hillieriana

SUBSPECIES marica

SUBSPECIES yarkandensis

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