Saiga tatarica

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Saiga tatarica

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Artiodactyla

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla

Familia: Bovidae
Subfamilia: Antilopinae
Genus: Saiga
Species: Saiga tatarica
Subspecies: S. t. mongolica – S. t. tatarica

Name[edit]

Saiga tatarica (Linnaeus, 1766)

Type Locality: "Habitat in summa Asia"; identified as West Kazakhstan, steppes along the Ural River.
Distribution: China (extinct; formerly in Dzungarian Basin of Sinkiang), Kazakhstan, Moldavia (extinct), E. Poland (extinct), S. Russia (now restricted to Kalmykia, occasionally entering Dagestan), Ukraine (Crimea, extinct), NW Uzbekistan (seasonal).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Ibex imberbis Gmelin, 1760. Nov. Comm. Acad. Sci. Petrop., 5: 345. Nom. nudum.
  • Capra tatarica 1766. Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., 12 ed., 1: 97.
  • Antilope saiga Pallas, 1766. Misc. Zool.: 6. Pro Ibex imberbis Gmelin. Nom. nudum.
  • Antilope scithica Pallas, 1767. Spicil. Zool., 1: 9. Pro Ibex imberbis Gmelin. Nom. nudum.
  • Capra sayga 1768. Forster, Philos. Trans., 57: 344.
  • Cemas coins 1816. Oken, Lehrb. Naturg., 3, 2: 736. Pro Ibex imberbis Gmelin. Nom. nudum.

References[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C., 1766: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. pp. 1–532. Tomus I. Editio duodecima, reformata.

  • Clifford A.B., Witmer L.M. 2004: Case studies in novel narial anatomy: 3. Structure and function of the nasal cavity of saiga (Artiodactyla: Bovidae: Saiga tatarica). J. Zool London. 264: 217–230.
  • Frey R., Hofmann R.R. 1995: Der Kopf der Saiga-Antilope (Saiga tatarica tataricaLinnaeus 1766, Mammalia: Bovidae) – Ausgewählte funktionsmorphologische Aspekte. I. Die Speicheldrüsen, die Mandibula und die Zunge. Zool. Beitr. (N.F.) 36: 169–198.
  • IUCN: Saiga tatarica (Linnaeus, 1766) (Critically Endangered)
  • Saiga tatarica in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E., & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World — A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Saiga Antelope
español: Antilope saiga Tátaro
Esperanto: Altnaza antilopo
日本語: サイガ
português: Saiga
Türkçe: Sayga
українська: Сайгак
中文: 高鼻羚羊