Additional illustrations of the differences in the ear pinnae of the two species of klipspringers (Oreotragus)

@variani18 @ludwig_muller

Please see

There are two species of klipspringer, not one.

Oreotragus oreotragus occurs in South Africa (Drakensberg, Karoo, Western Cape, Northern Cape, Namibia as far north as Windhoek).

Oreotragus saltatrixoides occurs in the rest of Africa, including Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and Northwest provinces of South Africa, and northwestern Namibia.


Orientation of ear pinnae vertical
Pattern on front-of-ear inconspicuous (= not qualifying as an auricular flag)


Orientation of ear pinnae horizontal
Pattern on front-of-ear conspicuous (= qualifying as an auricular flag) and

Publicado el abril 21, 2024 02:52 MAÑANA por milewski milewski


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