Cervinae

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Cervinae
Temporal range: Late Miocene to recent
Elaphurus davidianus 001.jpg
Père David's Deer (Elaphurus davidianus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Goldfuss, 1820
Genera

The Cervinae or the Old World deer (denoting their place of origin, not their current distribution), are a subfamily of deer. Alternatively, they are known as the plesiometacarpal deer, due to their ankle structure being different from the telemetacarpal deer of the Capreolinae.

Classification and species[edit]

The list is based on the studies of Randi, Mucci, Claro-Hergueta, Bonnet and Douzery (2001); Pitraa, Fickela, Meijaard, Groves (2004); Ludt, Schroeder, Rottmann and Kuehn (2004); Hernandez-Fernandez and Vrba (2005); Groves (2006); Ruiz-Garcia, M., Randi, E., Martinez-Aguero, M. and Alvarez D. (2007); Duarte, J.M.B., Gonzalez, S. and Maldonado, J.E. (2008); Groves and Grubb (2011)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-01. Retrieved 2013-01-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b Pitraa, Fickela; Meijaard, Groves (2004). "Evolution and phylogeny of old world deer" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 33: 880–895. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.07.013. PMID 15522810. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-12.