Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus 1758 (musk deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Moschidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Moschus according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Gray 1845 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Moschus berezovskii, Moschus chrysogaster, Moschus fuscus, Moschus leucogaster

Ecology: ground dwelling browser-grazer


• Quaternary of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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