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Alcelaphus is a genus of antelopes. It contains the hartebeest and its subspecies, including the red hartebeest and the Lichtenstein's hartebeest.[1]

Alcelaphus caama.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Genus: Alcelaphus
Blainville, 1816

A. buselaphus
A. buselaphus caama
A. buselaphus lichtensteinii


  1. ^ Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.