The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a subgenus of artiodactyls of the genus Capra (goats). The single species, T. caucásica, includes three subspecies, which are sometimes regarded as independent species: T. capra cylin-dricornis, T. capra giildenstaedti, and T. capra severtzovi.
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