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Ardipithecus kadabbaLate Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia$
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Yohannes Haile-Selassie

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520254404

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520254404.001.0001

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Bovidae

Bovidae

Chapter:
(p.276) (p.277) 9 Bovidae
Source:
Ardipithecus kadabba
Author(s):

Yohannes Haile-Selassie

Elisabeth S. Vrba

Faysal Bibi

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520254404.003.0009

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 Miocene deposits of the Middle Awash by at least 17 species in 14 genera and seven tribes (Boselaphini, Tragelaphini, Reduncini, Bovini, Aepycerotini, Antilopini, and Neotragini), six of which also exist in sub-Saharan Africa today.

Keywords:   paleontology, Bovidae, Bovids, Boselaphini, Tragelaphini, Reduncini, Bovini, Aepycerotini, Antilopini, Neotragini

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