Antifer Ameghino 1889 (deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

Parent taxon: Cervidae according to F. Ameghino 1889

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Agalmaceros, Alcinae, Anoglochis, 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, Pliocervinae, Procervulus, Pseudaxis, Pudu, Sangamona, Sangamona fugitiva, Telemetacarpalia

Subtaxa: Antifer crassus Antifer niemeyeri Antifer ultra

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Type: Cervus ultra

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Chile (4), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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