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Cervus Linnaeus 1758 (deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42666

Invalid subtaxa: Cervus (Elaphurus) Milne-Edwards 1866 (no. 374663), Cervus (Rucervus) Hodgson 1838 (no. 374659), Cervus (Rusa) Smith 1827 (no. 374660), Cervus aguangae Frick 1937 [nomen dubium] (no. 45012), Cervus fortisi Cope 1878 [nomen dubium] (no. 45018), Cervus lucasi Hay 1927 [nomen dubium] (no. 45022), 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 (Deperetia), Cervus (Leptocervus), Cervus (Metacervocerus), Cervus (Panolia), Cervus (Sika), Cervus albirostris, Cervus alfredi, Cervus anocerus, Cervus bertholdi, Cervus bezoarticus, Cervus brevitrabalis, Cervus canadensis, Cervus cornaliai, Cervus costrizensis, Cervus curtocerus, Cervus dicranocerus, Cervus duvaucelii, Cervus elaphus, Cervus eldii, Cervus fortis, Cervus latus, Cervus mariannus, Cervus mediterraneus, Cervus nanus, Cervus nippon, Cervus obscurus, Cervus partschii, Cervus pyrenaicus, Cervus ruscinensis, Cervus schomburgki, Cervus sedgwickii, Cervus timorensis, Cervus trigonocerus, Cervus unicolor, Elaphurus davidianus, Rusa equina

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer