Axis Gray 1825 (deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1825. An outline of an attempt at the disposition of Mammalia into Tribes and Families, with a list of genera apparently appertaining to each Tribe. Annals of Philosophy, new series 10:337-344

Parent taxon: Cervinae according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Carroll 1988, Gray 1825 and Grubb 2000

Sister taxa: Dama, Megacerini, Torontoceros

Subtaxa: Axis (Axis) Axis (Hyelaphus) Axis kuhlii

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Tajikistan (1)

• Miocene of China (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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