The bovid subfamily Reduncinae or tribe Reduncini[1] is composed of nine species of antelope, all of which dwell in marshes, floodplains, or other well-watered areas, including the waterbucks and reedbucks.[2] These antelopes first appear in the fossil record 7.4 million years ago in Eurasia and 6.6 Mya in Africa.

Temporal range: Late Miocene to Present
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Reduncinae
Knottnerus-Meyer, 1907



Alternate classificationEdit

  • Adenota is an alternate genus or subgenus composed of the kob and puku.[4]


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  3. ^ Vrba, Elisabeth S.; Bibi, Faysal; Costa, August G. (2015-07-04). "First Asian record of a late Pleistocene reduncine (Artiodactyla, Bovidae, Reduncini), Sivacobus sankaliai , sp. nov., from Gopnath (Miliolite Formation) Gujarat, India, and a revision of the Asian genus Sivacobus Pilgrim, 1939". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 35 (4): e943399. doi:10.1080/02724634.2014.943399. ISSN 0272-4634. S2CID 83914701.
  4. ^ Ronald, H. Pine (1993-02-19). "Nowak, R. M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 5th ed., 1: i–xlviii + 1–642 + xlix–lxiii and 2: i–xiii + 643–1629 pp. ISBN 0-8018-3970-X. Price (hardbound)". Journal of Mammalogy. 74 (1): 236–238. doi:10.2307/1381927. ISSN 0022-2372. JSTOR 1381927.