Bovid

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Bovids [1]
Sable bull.jpg
Sable antelope
Scienteefic classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
(unranked): Ruminantiamorpha
Suborder: Ruminantia
Infraorder: Pecora
Family: Bovidae
Gray, 1821
Subfaimilies

Bovinae
Cephalophinae
Hippotraginae
Antilopinae
Caprinae
Reduncinae
Aepycerotinae
Peleinae
Alcelaphinae
Pantholopinae

A bovid (faimily Bovidae) is ony o almaist 140 species o cloven-huifed, ruminant mammals wi characteristic unbranchin horns covered in a permanent sheath o keratin in at least the males.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Grubb, P. (2005). "Family Bovidae". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 637–722. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.