†tribe Megacerini Viret 1961 (deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Parent taxon: Cervinae according to I. Vislobokova 2009

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Axis, Dama, Torontoceros

Subtaxa: Arvernoceros Candiacervus Megaloceros Neomegaloceros Orchonoceros Praedama Praemegaceros Praesinomegaceros Sinomegaceros

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (4 collections), the Czech Republic (1), France (12), Georgia (1), Germany (16), Greece (15), Hungary (4), Israel (2), Italy (18), Japan (5), Mongolia (1), the Netherlands (4), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (12), Syria (1), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (11)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1)

• Pliocene of France (2), Hungary (3), Poland (1), Romania (2), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 130 collections including 141 occurrences

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