Saiga borealis (Tschersky, 1876)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Antilope borealis Tschersky, 1876

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Yakutia (=Sakha Republic), Russia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Tchersky, I. D. (1876). Antilope (Saiga) borealis n. spec. fossilis. Izvestia Sibirskogo otdela Imperatorskogo Geographicheskogo Obschestwa. 7(4,5): 145–151.

 

Other references:

Mackiewicz, Pawel, Ratajczak, Urszula, Stefaniak, Krzysztof, Żeromska, Aleksandra and Gagat, Przemysław. (2021). Temporal and spatial differentiation of Pleistocene and recent Saiga deduced from morphometric analyses of cranial remains. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4404/hystrix-00338-2020

Ratajczak, Urszula et al. (2016). Quaternary skulls of the saiga antelope from Eastern Europe and Siberia: Saiga borealis versus Saiga tatarica — One species or two? Quaternary International 420: 329-347.

Vremir, Matei M. (2004). New approach on the Saiga antelopes (Saiga tatarica/borealis; Bovidae) from the Late Pleistocene and Holocene of Crimea (SE Ukraine). Studia universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Geologia XLIX(2): 105-108.

 

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