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Megalotragus by hodarinundu-d6rtcfg
A restored sketch sheet of Megalotragus kattwinkeli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Alcelaphinae
Tribe: Alcelaphini
Genus: Megalotragus
van Hoepen, 1932
Referred species
  • Megalotragus kattwinkeli (type)
  • Megalotragus priscus (Broom, 1909)
  • Megalotragus issaci

Megalotragus is an extinct genus of very large extinct African alcelaphines that occurred from the Pliocene to early Holocene. It resembled modern hartebeests, but differed in larger body size, it includes the largest bovids in the tribe Alcelaphini, reaching a shoulder height of 1.4 m (4.6 ft). The genus consists of three species of which Megalotragus priscus survived until the early Holocene 7.500 C14yBP.