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Redunca arundinum (southern reedbuck)

Wikipedia Abstract

The southern reedbuck, rietbok or common reedbuck (Redunca arundinum) is a diurnal antelope typically found in southern Africa. It was first described by Pieter Boddaert, a Dutch physician and naturalist, in 1785. It is placed in the genus Redunca and family Bovidae. This antelope has an average mass of 58 kg (128 lb) and a body length of about 134–167 cm (53–66 in).
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.6
EDGE Score: 2.53

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  127.87 lbs (58.00 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  9.92 lbs (4.50 kg)
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  100 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  7 months 14 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  17 years
Nocturnal [3]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Angolan Miombo woodlands Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic Angola Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Angolan Mopane woodlands Angola, Namibia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands Angola Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands Tanzania, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Zambia, Malawi Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
East African halophytics Tanzania Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Eastern Miombo woodlands Tanzania, Mozambique Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic Zimbabwe, Mozambique Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Itigi-Sumbu thicket Tanzania, Zambia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets South Africa Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic Malawi, Mozambique Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Southern Africa bushveld Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern Miombo woodlands Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic Malawi, Tanzania Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Gabon, Congo, Democratic Rep of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Western Zambezian grasslands Angola, Zambia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Namibia, Malawi Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Zambezian coastal flooded savanna Mozambique Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Zambezian flooded grasslands Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Dinder National Park II 2088300 Sudan  
Kruger National Park II 4718115 Mpumalanga, South Africa
Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Reserve   Mpumalanga, South Africa  
Malolotja Nature Reserve IV 42044 Swaziland  
Mamili National Park II 83904 Namibia  
Mlawula Nature Reserve IV 46444 Swaziland  
Moremi Game Reserve IV 1214686 Botswana  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania No
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland No

Prey / Diet

Heteropogon contortus (tangelhead)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Camelus dromedarius (dromedary)1
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)1
Equus zebra (mountain zebra)1
Kobus ellipsiprymnus (waterbuck)1
Ourebia ourebi (oribi)1
Phacochoerus africanus (warthog)1
Redunca redunca (Bohar reedbuck)1
Syncerus caffer (African buffalo)1

Predators

Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah)[5]
Homo sapiens (man)[5]
Leptailurus serval (Serval)[5]
Lycaon pictus (African wild dog)[5]
Panthera leo (Lion)[5]
Panthera pardus (Leopard)[5]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amblyomma hebraeum (Bont tick)[6]
Amblyomma marmoreum (South African Tortoise tick)[6]
Calicophoron microbothrium <Unverified Name>[7]
Calicophoron phillerouxi <Unverified Name>[7]
Calicophoron sukumum <Unverified Name>[7]
Carmyerius spatiosus <Unverified Name>[7]
Choerocotyloides onotragi <Unverified Name>[7]
Cooperia hungi <Unverified Name>[7]
Cooperia yoshidai <Unverified Name>[7]
Cooperioides hepaticae <Unverified Name>[7]
Cotylophoron cotylophorum <Unverified Name>[7]
Dictyocaulus viviparus[7]
Ehrlichia ruminantium[6]
Explanatum explanatum <Unverified Name>[7]
Gigantocotyle formosana <Unverified Name>[7]
Haemonchus contortus (red stomach worm)[7]
Impalaia tuberculata <Unverified Name>[7]
Leptospira interrogans[6]
Linognathus fahrenholzi[6]
Linognathus reduncae[5]
Longistrongylus schrenki <Unverified Name>[7]
Moniezia benedeni <Unverified Name>[7]
Moniezia monardi[7]
Oesophagostomum columbianum[7]
Ostertagia ostertagi[7]
Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Brown ear tick)[6]
Rhipicephalus decoloratus (African blue tick)[6]
Rhipicephalus maculatus[6]
Rhipicephalus muehlensi (Nyala tick)[6]
Setaria bicoronata <Unverified Name>[7]
Setaria hornbyi <Unverified Name>[7]
Setaria labiatopapillosa <Unverified Name>[7]
Setaria pillersi <Unverified Name>[7]
Setaria scalprum <Unverified Name>[7]
Stephanopharynx compactus <Unverified Name>[7]
Taenia crocutae <Unverified Name>[7]
Taenia hydatigena <Unverified Name>[7]
Taenia regis <Unverified Name>[7]
Trichostrongylus colubriformis[6]
Trichostrongylus falculatus <Unverified Name>[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Emerald Safari Resort
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre

Range Map

Africa;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
4Seasonal variation in the diets of Bohor reedbuck, waterbuck and wildebeest in a moist dystrophic savanna in Tanzania, Stephanie Halsdorf, Bettina Gutbrodt, Harry Olde Venterink, Werner Suter, Peter J. Edwards, Doctoral Dissertation, ETH ZURICH, 2011
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
6Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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