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Equus africanus atlanticus Thomas, 1884:45

Algerian wild ass, Atlas wild ass, North African wild ass

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record :c. 300 AD

 

Distribution

North Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Thomas, P. (1884). Recherches stratigraphiques et paleontologiques sur quelques formations d'eau douce de PAlgerie. — Mem. Soc. Geol. France, (3) 3 (2): 45.

 

Other references:

van Bemmel, A. C. V. (1971 or later). Some remarks on the African wild ass. Zoologische Mededelingen 47(21): 261-274, 4 plates.

Lothe, H. (1984). Les gravures rupestres Del Atlas saharien: Monts des Ouled-Nail et region de Djelfa. Alger: Office du Parc National du Tassili.

Muzzolini, A. (2000). Livestock in Saharan rock art. In: R M Blench & K C MacDonald (Eds). The origins and development of African livestock: Archaeology, genetics, linguistics and ethnography London: UCL. (pp. 87–110).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas_wild_ass

 

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