Tragulus Brisson 1762 (mouse deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tragulidae

Synonym: Meminna Gray 1836

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Tragulidae according to I. A. Vislobokova 2001

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Carroll 1988, Hassanin and Douzery 2003, Stone and Rehn 1902 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Afrotragulus, Archaeotragulus, Cryptomeryx, Dorcabune, Dorcatherium, Hyemoschus, Hyomoschus, Iberomeryx, Krabimeryx, Siamotragulus, Yunnanotherium

Subtaxa: Tragulus fulviventer Tragulus javanicus Tragulus kanchil Tragulus malaccensis Tragulus meminna Tragulus mimenoides Tragulus napu Tragulus nigricans Tragulus pelandoc Tragulus sivalensis Tragulus stanleyanus

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling frugivore-grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Tragulus in the database

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.