Bubalus quarlesi (Ouwens, 1910)

Mountain anoa



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bubalus quarlessi (Ouwens, 1910)


Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild



Sulawesi, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Arini, D. I. D. et al. (2020). A review of anoa conservation efforts in Sulawesi, Indonesia. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 533: 1-13.

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Fukuda T, Iino Y, Eitsuka T, Onuma M, Katayama M, Murata K, Inoue-Murayama M, Hara K, Isogai E and Kiyono T 2016 Cellular conservation of endangered midget buffalo (lowland anoa, Bubalus quarlessi) by establishment of primary cultured cell, and its immortalization with expression of cell cycle regulators J. Cytotechnology 68 1937

Priyono, Dwi Sendi et al. (2018). Anoa, dwarf buffalo from Sulawesi, Indonesia: Identification based on DNA barcode. Biodiversitas 19(6): 1985-1992.


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