Dama Frisch 1775 (fallow deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Alternative spellings: Antilope (Dama), Cervus (Dama)

Parent taxon: Cervinae according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Grubb 2000 and Lydekker 1914

Sister taxa: Axis, Megacerini, Torontoceros

Subtaxa: Cervus (Dama) somonensis Dama dama Dama mesopotamica

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Croatia (1 collection), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greece (11), Israel (5), Italy (30), Malta (1), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (2), Spain (10), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Georgia (1), Romania (1), Spain (1)

Total: 78 collections including 84 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.