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Blue Wildebeest

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Specimen Overview

Specimen ID NSMT-M 32386
Collection Database of Specimens
and Materials of National Museum of
Nature and Science, Japan
English Vernacular Name Blue Wildebeest
Scientific Name Connochaetes taurinus Kawada et al., 2021
Specimen Type Taxidermy specimen
Collection Institution National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan
Size of Bounding Box
Length of front and back 2081 mm
Width 814 mm
Height 1792 mm

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Names of Taxa

Kingdom Animalia S-Net
Phylum Chordata S-Net
Class Mammalia S-Net
Order Artiodactyla Kawada et al., 2021
Family Bovidae Kawada et al., 2021
Genus Connochaetes Kawada et al., 2021

Distribution

Location data (mainly sampled or observed locations of organisms)
on GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) GBIF Web site
Scientific Name on GBIF GBIF
English Vernacular Name on GBIF GBIF
Year Range GBIF
Number of Occurrences GBIF

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
Redlist Category IUCN Web site

Scientific Name on IUCN Redlist Connochaetes taurinus IUCN
English Vernacular Name on IUCN Redlist Common Wildebeest IUCN
Redlist Category Least Concern (LC) IUCN
  • Not Evaluated
    (NE)
  • Data Deficient
    (DD)
  • Least Concern
    (LC)
  • Near Threatened
    (NT)

  • Vulnerable
    (VU)

  • Endangered
    (EN)
  • Critically Endangered
    (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild
    (EW)

  • Extinct
    (EX)
Population Trend Stable IUCN
Assessment Date 2016-01-07 IUCN
Published Year 2016 IUCN

Specimen Details

Verbatim Specimen ID WTY_386
Collection Date 1981-07
Scientific Name Connochaetes taurinus Kawada et al., 2021
English Vernacular Name Blue Wildebeest
Collection Country ZAMBIA
Collection Locality Luangwa Valley, Kafue, Bangweulu, ZAMBIA
Collection Name Yoshimoto Collection

Species Information

Information on ASM (American Society of Mammalogists) Mammal Diversity Database MDD Web site

Scientific Name on MDD Connochaetes taurinus MDD
English Vernacular Name on MDD Blue Wildebeest MDD
Synonym(s) of English Vernacular Name on MDD Blouwildebees, Brindled Gnu, Gnu, White-bearded Wildebeest, Johnston's Wildebeest MDD
Locality of Type Specimen on MDD Restricted by Roberts in 1951 to Makuba Range, Henningvlei Nature Reserve, between Kuruman and Molopo rivers, Northern Cape, South Africa. MDD

Information on Mammal Species of the World, 3rd edition MSW3 Web site

Scientific Name on MSW3 Connochaetes taurinus MSW3
Locality of Type Specimen on MDW3 Apparently "Kosi Fountain", but lectotype came from South Africa, North West Prov., Vryburg Dist., "Chue Spring, Maadji Mtn [Klein Heuningvlei]"; see Grubb (1999). MSW3

Information on Animal Diversity Web ADW Web site

via Encyclopedia of Life EoL Web site

Scientific Name on ADW Connochaetes taurinus ADW EoL
Habitat terrestrial, fossorial and/or ground dwelling only, grassland ADW EoL
Food Habit leaves ADW EoL
Sexual Dimorphism male larger, male more colorful ADW EoL

3D Model Information

Photo taken in 2022
Created by Kent MORI Link
Number of Polygons (K) 100
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References

  • Kawada et al., 2021 Kawada S., Iwasa M., Fukui D., Shintaku Y., Amano M., Shimoinaba, S., Taru. S., Anezaki, T., Suzuki, S., Oshida T., and Yokohata Y. 2021. The List of Standard Japanese Names of World Mammals. The Mammal Society of Japan, https://www.mammalogy.jp/list/index.html (accessed 2021-12-28).
  • S-Net National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. 2024. Science Museum Net Record 4714190. Science Museum Net, http://science-net.kahaku.go.jp/specimen/4714190 (accessed 2024-03-24).
  • GBIF
  • IUCN IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group 2016. Connochaetes taurinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T5229A163322525. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T5229A163322525.en (accessed 2024-04-16).
  • MDD Mammal Diversity Database. 2022. Mammal Diversity Database (Version 1.8) [Data set]. Zenodo, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4139818 (accessed 2022-02-28).
  • MSW3 Wilson, D. E. & Reeder, D. M. (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.
  • ADW Geraci, G. 2011. "Connochaetes taurinus" (On-line). Animal Diversity Web, https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Connochaetes_taurinus/ (accessed 2024-04-17).
  • EoL Encyclopedia of Life. 2024. Page 308531. Encyclopedia of Life, https://eol.org/pages/308531 (accessed 2024-04-17).

Overview of Each Dataset

  • Kawada et al., 2021 The List of Standard Japanese Names of World Mammals (Kawada et al., 2021) is a list of "standard Japanese names" maintained by The Mammal Society of Japan, which includes Japanese names, scientific names, and notations in other species name lists.
  • S-Net S-Net (Science Museum Net) is a database that collects information on natural history specimens held by natural history museums in Japan.
  • GBIF GBIF (the Global Biodiversity Information Facility) is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth, primarily through a web database.
  • IUCN IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is an international conservation network that publishes the Red List, a list of endangered wildlife species, and a database on them.
  • MDD MDD (Mammal Diversity Database) is a species list compiled by the American Society of Mammalogists that provides taxonomic and biodiversity information on mammals. The following MSW3 and other information has been revised.
  • MSW3 MSW3 (Mammal Species of the World, 3rd edition) is a database of mammalian taxa used as a reference for taxonomic research. It is also referenced by Kawada et al. (2021) and MDD above.
  • ADW ADW (Animal Diversity Web) is a database of the natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology of animals, and aims to provide information as an online encyclopedia and virtual museum.
  • EoL EoL (Encyclopedia of Life) is a database that collects and organizes wildlife information from various databases and adds descriptions by experts. EoL aims to be a portal where information on all living organisms can be collected from this site alone.