CAPRINAE sp. et gen. nov.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene



South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Brink, J. S. (1999). Preliminary report on a caprine from the Cape mountains, South Africa. Archaeozoologia 10: 11-26.

Faith, J. Tyler. (2012). Paleozoological insights into management options for a threatened mammal: southern Africa's Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra zebra). Divers. Distrib. 18: 438-447.

Faith, J. Tyler. (2013). Taphonomic and paleoecological change in the large mammal sequence from Boomplaas Cave, Western Cape, South Africa. J. Hum. Evol. 65, 715–730.

Faith, J. Tyler. (2014). Late Pleistocene and Holocene mammal extinctions on continental Africa. Earth-Science Reviews 128: 105-121.

Lacruz, R. S., Brink, J. S., Hancox, P. J., Skinner, A. R., Herries, A., Schmid, P. and Berger, L. R. (2002). Palaeontology and geological context of a middle Pleistocene faunal assemblage from Gladysvale Cave, South Africa. Palaeontol. Afr. 38: 99-114.

Plug, Ina. (2004). Resource exploitation: animal use during the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu Cave, KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Science 100(3-4): 151-158.


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