Kansu red deer

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Kansu red deer
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Cervus
Species: C. canadensis
Subspecies: C. c. kansuensis
Trinomial name
Cervus canadensis kansuensis

The Kansu red deer (Cervus canadensis kansuensis) is a subspecies of wapiti found in the Gansu province of China. This subspecies forms, along with the closely related Sichuan deer, and Tibetan red deer, the southernmost wapiti group.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ludt, Christian J.; Wolf Schroeder; Oswald Rottmann; Ralph Kuehn. "Barbary "Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of red deer (Cervus elaphus)" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31 (2004) 1064–1083. Elsevier. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-20. Retrieved 2007-06-04.