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Family Cervidae Gray 1821 (deer)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

Invalid subtaxa: Sangamona Hay 1920 [nomen vanum], Sangamona fugitiva Hay 1920 [nomen vanum]

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Pecora according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Antilocapridae, Bovidae, Camelopardalidae, Cervoidea, Gelocidae, Giraffidae, Indomeryx, Leptomerycidae, Moschidae

Subtaxa: Agalmaceros, Alcinae, Anoglochis, Antifer, Arvernoceros, Bretzia, Capreolinae, Cariacus, Cervalces, Cervavitulus, Cervavitus, Cervina, Cervinae, Cervoceros, Cervodama, Cervulus, Cervus guineensis, Charitoceros, Dicrocerus, Eostylocerus, Epieurycerus, Eucladoceros, Euctenoceros, Eumeryx, Habromeryx, Libralces, Metacervulus, Moschina, Paracervulus, Paradicrocerus, Plesiometacarpalia, Praemegaceros, Procapreolus, Procervulus, Pseudaxis, Telemetacarpalia

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Type: Cervinae

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser