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Muntiacus muntjak  (Zimmermann, 1780)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625060

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Red Muntjac [English]
 
    Indian muntjac [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                           SpeciesMuntiacus muntjak (Zimmermann, 1780) – Red Muntjac, Indian muntjac  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak annamensis Kloss, 1928  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak aureus (C. H. Smith, 1826)  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak curvostylis (Gray, 1872)  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak guangdongensis Li and Xu, 1996  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak malabaricus Lydekker, 1915  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak menglalis Wang and Groves, 1988  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak montanus Robinson and Kloss, 1918  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak muntjak (Zimmermann, 1780)  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak nigripes G. M. Allen, 1930  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak vaginalis (Boddaert, 1785)  
                                              Subspecies Muntiacus muntjak yunnanensis Ma and Wang, 1988  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Muntiacus muntjak    
       
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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 muntjak   
       
  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 muntjak   
       
  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 muntjak, Indian muntjac [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Includes pleiharicus, listed as a distinct species by Chasen (1940:203), and vaginalis. Haltenorth (1963:40) included reevesi, feae, rooseveltorum and crinifrons. Distinctive differences in karyotype between single peninsular Malayan specimen (2N = 8) and other mainland populations (2n = 6 or 7) suggest possible division between Malesian and Continental semispecies (Groves and Grubb, 1987). Groves (2003) treated the Continental vaginalis (including subspecies aureus, malabaricus and others)...  
 

 

   

 
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