the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Rusa unicolor  (Kerr, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898215

(Download Help) Rusa unicolor TSN 898215

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cervus unicolor Kerr, 1792
  Common Name(s): Sambar [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  
                                        GenusRusa C. H. Smith, 1827  
                                           SpeciesRusa unicolor (Kerr, 1792) – Sambar  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor brookei (Hose, 1893)  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor cambojensis (Gray, 1861)  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor dejeani de Pousargues, 1896  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor equina (G. Cuvier, 1823)  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor hainana (Xu, 1983)  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor swinhoii (Sclater, 1862)  
                                              Subspecies Rusa unicolor unicolor (Kerr, 1792)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Rusa unicolor   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  
    Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subspecies from Groves and Grubb (1987)  



 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar