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Bovidae

Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Elisabeth S. Vrba, and Faysal Bibi

in Ardipithecus kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254404
eISBN:
9780520942509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254404.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a systematic paleontology of Bovidae. Bovids are among the most highly diversified mammalian groups, with 137 extant species in 45 genera. Bovids are represented in the late ... More


Bovidae

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Bovidae comprises 17 different genera, including extinct and living representatives. Bovid fossils identified by horn cores first appeared in the early Miocene of Eurasia and Africa, but the family ... More


Bovidae

Alan W. Gentry

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0038
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Bovidae contain the cattle, sheep, goats, and antelopes. The word “antelope” is used for bovids outside Europe, mostly in Africa, or not domesticated before Carl Linnaeus' lifetime. It does not ... More


Giraffoidea

John M. Harris, Nikos Solounias, and Denis Geraads

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0039
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The extant giraffes are an iconic part of the African biota, their large size and elongate legs and neck providing an unmistakable silhouette against the African landscape. Their close relatives, the ... More


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