Cervinae


Cervinae
Cervinae
Père David's Deer (Elaphurus davidianus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Goldfuss, 1820
Genera

Muntiacus
Elaphodus
Dama
Axis
Rucervus
Panolia
Elaphurus
Hyelaphus
Rusa
Cervus

Cervinae or the Old World deer (denoting their place of origin, not their current distribution), is a subfamily of deer. Alternatively, they're known as the Plesiometacarpal deer, due to their ankle structure being different from the Telemetecarpal deer of Capreolinae

Classification and Species

The list is based on the studies of Randi, Mucci, Claro-Hergueta, Bonnet and Douzery (2001); Pitraa, Fickela, Meijaard, Groves (2004); Ludt, Schroeder, Rottmann and Kuehn (2004); Hernandez-Fernandez and Vrba (2005); Groves (2006); Ruiz-Garcia, M., Randi, E., Martinez-Aguero, M. and Alvarez D. (2007); Duarte, J.M.B., Gonzalez, S. and Maldonado, J.E. (2008)

References

  1. ^ a b Pitraa, Fickela, Meijaard, Groves (2004). Evolution and phylogeny of old world deer. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33: 880–895.


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