Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei •
alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei

Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei

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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Swayne’s hartebeest is an endangered antelope native to Ethiopia. Two of the largest remaining populations are located in Senkelle Swayne’s Hartebeest Sanctuary and Maze National Park. It has been extirpated from Somalia. It is named after British officer H. G. C. Swayne.In Ethiopia and Somalia we find the Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei having chocolate brown coloured mantle in the sub adults, before achieving the sexual maturity, that gradually stains of silver, as the hair gets grey hues with the ageing of the animal. t is classified in the genus Alcelaphus and placed in the family Bovidae. In 1979, palaeontologist Elisabeth Vrba supported Sigmoceros as a separate genus for Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, a kind of hartebeest, as she assumed it was related to Connochaetes(wildebeest). She had analysed the skull characters of living and extinct species of antelope to make a cladogram, and argued.

Detailed information
Full Name: Swayne's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Mammals
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 07/27/1979 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the Swayne's hartebeest, Wherever found is known to occur: Ethiopia, Somalia
Federal register documents
Citation Page
06/25/1979 44 FR 37124 37127 Final Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds
04/19/1978 43 FR 16524 16527 Proposed Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds
06/02/1970 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
04/14/1970 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069
No recovery information is available for the Swayne's hartebeest.
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