Definition of Genus alcelaphus
1. Noun. African antelopes: hartebeests.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Hartebeest
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Alcelaphus
Literary usage of Genus alcelaphus
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1. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Africa and Syria, the existing genus Alcelaphus represented ter Tertiaries of Algeria, and also in the Pliocene Siwaliks ; the species from the latter ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"But it has the frontal part of the sW slightly more elongated than in D. senegalensis, and in this resp^* shows a divergence towards the genus Alcelaphus. ..."
3. Denkschriften by Schweizerische naturforschende gesellschaft (1867)
"... sowie deren Form sie in nichts \on der Mehrzahl der Antilopen unterscheiden/) Das genus alcelaphus Blainville, ..."