Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:49
Specimens with Barcodes:38
Species With Barcodes:3
Procapra is a genus of Asian gazelles, including three living species:
- Mongolian gazelle Procapra gutturosa
- Tibetan gazelle Procapra picticaudata
- Przewalski's gazelle Procapra przewalskii
The oldest fossils belonging to the genus Procapra date from the late Pliocene or early Pleistocene of central Asia, which was wetter and warmer then than now. The genus apparently evolved from animals similar to the Pliocene gazelle Gazella sinensis, and is known to have been hunted by early Neolithic humans at Lake Qinghai in China.
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- Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2008. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed May 31, 2008 at http://animaldiversity.org
- Leslie, D.M. Jr. (2010). "Procapra picticaudata (Artiodactyla: Bovidae)". Mammalian Species 42 (1): 138–148. doi:10.1644/861.1.
- Rhode, D. et al. (2006). "Epipaleolithic/early Neolithic settlements at Qinghai Lake, western China". Journal of Archaeological Science 34 (4): 600–612. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2006.06.016.
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