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Containing group: Cervidae

Other Names for Muntjacs


Amato, G., M.G. Egan, and G. B. Schaller. 2000. Mitochondrial DNA variation in muntjac: evidence for discovery, rediscovery and phylogenetic relationships. Pages 285-295 in Antelopes, Deer, and Relatives. E. S. Vrba and G. B. Schaller, eds. Yale University Press, New Haven.

Dong et al., W. Dong, W., Y. Pan and J. Liu. 2004. The earliest Muntiacus (Artiodactyla, Mammalia) from the late Miocene of Yuanmou, southwestern China. C.R. Palevol. 3(2004):379–386.

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Giao, P. M., D. Tuoc, V. V. Dung, E. D. Wikramanayake, G. Amato, P. Arctander, and J. R. Mackinnon. 1998. Description of Muntiacus truongsonensis, a new species of muntjiac (Artiodactyla: Muantiacidae) from Central Vietnam, and implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 1:61-68.

Groves, C. P. and P. Grubb. 1990. Muntiacidae. Pages 134-179 in Horns, Pronghorns, and Antlers. G. A. Bubenik and A. B. Bubenik, eds. Springer-Verlag, New York.

McKenna, M. C. and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Level. Columbia University Press, New York.

Schaller, G. B. and E. S. Vrba. 1996. Description of the giant muntjac (Megamuntiacus vuquangensis) in Laos. Journal of Mammalogy 77:675-683.

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Scientific Name Muntiacus muntjak
Location Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Mysore, India
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Barking Deer
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2007 Nidhin Poothully
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