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Rucervus duvaucelii  (G. Cuvier, 1823)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898209

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cervus duvaucelii G. Cuvier, 1823
    Cervus eldi M'Clelland, 1842
  Common Name(s): Barasingha [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                        GenusRucervus Hodgson, 1838  
                                           SpeciesRucervus duvaucelii (G. Cuvier, 1823) – Barasingha  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Rucervus duvaucelii branderi Pocock, 1943  
                                              Subspecies Rucervus duvaucelii duvaucelii (G. Cuvier, 1823)  
                                              Subspecies Rucervus duvaucelii ranjitsinhi (Groves, 1982)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Rucervus duvaucelii   
  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   
  Reference for: Rucervus duvaucelii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    Status: CITES - Appendix I as Cervus duvaucelii; U.S. ESA - Endangered as C. duvauceli [sic]; IUCN - Critically Endangered as Cervus duvauceli ranjitsinhi, Endangered as C. d. branderi, Vulnerable as C. d. duvauceli  
    Comments: Revised by Groves (1982b)  



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