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Muntiacus  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 624954

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Caninmuntiacus Giao, Tuoc, Eric [Wikramanayake], Dung et al. in Ha, 1997
 
  Common Name(s): muntjaks [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyCervidae Goldfuss, 1820 – cervids, caribou, deer, moose, wapiti  
                                     SubfamilyCervinae Goldfuss, 1820  
                                        GenusMuntiacus Rafinesque, 1815 – muntjaks  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Muntiacus atherodes Groves and Grubb, 1982 – Bornean Yellow Muntjac, Bornean yellow muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus crinifrons (Sclater, 1885) – black muntjac, Black Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus feae (Thomas and Doria, 1889) – Fea's Muntjac, Fea's muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus gongshanensis Ma, 1990 – Gongshan muntjac, Gongshan Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus muntjak (Zimmermann, 1780) – Red Muntjac, Indian muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus puhoatensis Trai, 1997 – Puhoat Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus putaoensis Amato, Egan and Rabinowitz, 1999 – Leaf Deer 
                                           Species Muntiacus reevesi (Ogilby, 1839) – Reeves's muntjac, Reeves' Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus rooseveltorum Osgood, 1932 – Roosevelt Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus truongsonensis (Giao, Tuoc, Eric [Wikramanayake], Dung et al. in Ha, 1997) – Annamite Muntjac 
                                           Species Muntiacus vuquangensis (Tuoc, Dung, Dawson, Arctander and Mackinnon, 1994) – Large-antlered Muntjac 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Muntiacus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Muntiacus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Muntiacus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Muntiacus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Muntiacus Rafinesque is a nomen nudum, but was conserved by Opinion 460 (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1957b). Revised by Groves and Grubb (1990). Six new species named from 1982 through 1999. Megamuntiacus treated as a synonym of Muntiacus by Amato et al. (2000), Giao et al. (1998), and Schaller and Vrba (1996). Studies of mtDNA sequences by Wang and Lan (2000) suggested the following phylogeny: (reevesi, vuquangensis) (((feae) (gongshanensis, crinifrons)) (muntjac))...  
 

 

   

 
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