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SUBSPECIES Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus

Author:Pallas, 1766.
Citation:Misc. Zool.: 7.
Type Locality:No locality cited but the name is based on "Le bubale" of Buffon, "en Barbarie & dans toutes les parties septentrionales de l'Afrique", and on other sources. Restricted to Barbary by designation of the "Vache de Barbarie" of Perrault as the lectotype (Ruxton and Schwarz, 1929:575). Further restricted to Morocco (Lydekker, 1914a:5).



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