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SPECIES Hemitragus jemlahicus

Author:C. H. Smith, 1826.
Citation:In Griffith et al., Animal Kingdom, 4: pl. [1826] opp. p. 308 [1827].
Common Name:Himalayan Tahr
Type Locality:Nepal, "the district of Jemlah, between the sources of the Sargew and Sampoo" (Jemla Hills).
Distribution:Himalayas including China (S Tibet), N India (Jammu and Kashmir; Sikkim), and Nepal. Introduced in New Zealand and Western Cape Prov. (South Africa).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Specific name is spelt "jemlanica" on p. 308 in the original description which was published in 1827 and "jemlahica" in legend to the plate on the opposite unnumbered page, dated 1826.
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