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Moschus Linnaeus 1758 (musk deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Moschidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Tomus I. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae (Stockholm) 1-823

Parent taxon: Moschinae according to D. R. Prothero 2007

Sister taxon: Micromeryx

Subtaxa: Moschus berezovskii, Moschus chrysogaster, Moschus fuscus, Moschus leucogaster, Moschus moschiferus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer