Definition of Taurotragus derbianus
1. Noun. Large dark striped eland of western equatorial Africa.
Group relationships: Genus Taurotragus, Taurotragus
Generic synonyms: Eland
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Literary usage of Taurotragus derbianus
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1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"Although so widely isolated geographically from the Senegal eland, Taurotragus derbianus, the degree of difference in coloration or other characters of the ..."
2. The Man-eaters of Tsavo: And Other East African Adventures by John Henry Patterson (1908)
"... which indicate a transition from the ordinary South African animal in the direction of the giant eland (taurotragus derbianus) of the 1 In error for ..."
3. Big Game Shooting by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1905)
"A very little known race of eland, carrying much larger horns than the common species, is known as the Senegambian eland (taurotragus derbianus}. ..."
4. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"Skin and skulls of taurotragus derbianus, and a few other West African Mammals. Presented. Reeves (JOHN RUSSELL).  A number of Mammals from India and ..."