Anhui musk deer

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Anhui musk deer
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Moschidae
Genus: Moschus
M. anhuiensis
Binomial name
Moschus anhuiensis
Wang, Hu & Yan, 1982 [1]

The Anhui musk deer (Moschus anhuiensis) is an endangered species of musk deer that is endemic to the Dabie Mountains of western Anhui province, China.[2][3] It was formerly described as a subspecies of Moschus berezovskii and Moschus moschiferus, but is now classified as a separate species.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Wang, Y. & Harris, R.B (2008). "Moschus anhuiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 11 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Mammal Species of the World - Browse: anhuiensis". Retrieved 2017-12-10.
  3. ^ "Anhui Musk Deer - Moschus anhuiensis - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2017-12-10.