Yellow-striped Chevrotain


Yellow-striped Chevrotain
Moschiola kathygre
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Tragulidae
Genus: Moschiola
Species: M. kathygre
Binomial name
Moschiola kathygre
Groves & Meijaard, 2005

The Yellow-striped Chevrotain (Moschiola kathygre) is a newly discovered species of chevrotain named in 2005. It is found in the wet zones of Sri Lanka. It was recognized as a species distinct from Moschiola meminna based on the phylogenetic species concept.[2]

References

  1. ^ Duckworth, J.W. & Timmins, R.J. (2008). Moschiola kathygre. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. ^ Groves, C. and Meijaard, E. 2005. Intraspecific variation in Moschiola, the Indian Chevrotain. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement 12: 413-421. PDF available.