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Cervus Linnaeus 1758 (deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42666

Synonyms: Cervus (Elaphurus) Milne-Edwards 1866 (no. 374663), Cervus (Rucervus) Hodgson 1838 (no. 374659), Cervus (Rusa) Smith 1827 (no. 374660), Elaphurus Milne-Edwards 1866 (no. 42669), Przewalskium Flerov 1930 (no. 247122), Rucervus Hodgson 1838 (no. 247123), Rusa Smith 1827 (no. 54359)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Cervini according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 2003

Sister taxa: Bohlinella, Croizetoceros, Eucladoceros

Subtaxa: Cervus (Cervequus), Cervus (Cervus), Cervus (Furcifer), Cervus (Metacervocerus), Cervus (Panolia), Cervus aguangae, Cervus albirostris, Cervus alfredi, Cervus anocerus, Cervus bertholdi, Cervus brevitrabalis, Cervus canadensis, Cervus cornaliai, Cervus costrizensis, Cervus curtocerus, Cervus dichotomus, Cervus dicranocerus, Cervus duvaucelii, Cervus elaphus, Cervus eldii, Cervus feae, Cervus fortis, Cervus fortisi, Cervus gouazoubira, Cervus latus, Cervus lucasi, Cervus lydekkeri, Cervus mariannus, Cervus mediterraneus, Cervus nanus, Cervus nippon, Cervus obscurus, Cervus partschii, Cervus porcinus, Cervus pyrenaicus, Cervus ruscinensis, Cervus schomburgki, Cervus timorensis, Cervus trigonocerus, Cervus unicolor, Elaphurus davidianus, Rusa equina

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer