†subfamily Pliocervinae Symeonidis 1974 (deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Parent taxon: Cervidae according to P. Grubb 2000

Sister taxa: Agalmaceros, Alcinae, Anoglochis, Antifer, Bretzia, Capreolinae, Cariacus, Cervalces, Cervavitulus, Cervina, Cervinae, Cervodama, Cervulus, Cervus guineensis, Charitoceros, Eocoileus, Epieuryceros, Euctenoceros, Eumeryx, Furcifer, Habromeryx, Lucentia, Megaceroides, Metacervulus, Moschina, Paraceros, Paracervulus, Paradicrocerus, Plesiometacarpalia, Procervulus, Pseudaxis, Pudu, Sangamona, Sangamona fugitiva, Telemetacarpalia

Subtaxa: Cervavitus Pliocervus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (4 collections)

• Pliocene of China (4), France (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (3)

• MN 13 of China (1), Moldova (1)

• Neogene of Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of China (7), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (1), Moldova (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (5)

Total: 39 collections including 42 occurrences

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