Odocoileus Rafinesque 1832 (New World deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Synonyms: Paleodocoileus Spillmann 1931, Protomazama Spillmann 1931

Parent taxon: Odocoileini according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 2003

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Cisneros 2005, Grubb 2000, Hershkovitz 1982, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Schultz and Howard 1935, Shoshani et al. 1989, Webb 1998 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Blastocerus, Hippocamelus, Mazama, Morenelaphus, Navahoceros, Odocoileini, Ozotoceros, Pavlodaria, Pudini, Rohnia

Subtaxa: Odocoileus brachydontus Odocoileus brachyodontus Odocoileus dolichopsis Odocoileus hemionus Odocoileus laevicornis Odocoileus peruvianus Odocoileus rothschildi Odocoileus salinae Odocoileus sellardsiae Odocoileus virginianus

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (9: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan collections), Colombia (1), Ecuador (4), El Salvador (1), Guatemala (1), Mexico (8), Nicaragua (1), Panama (2), Peru (4), United States (193: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of Mexico (2), United States (30: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

Total: 258 collections including 261 occurrences

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