Cariacus Gray 1850 (deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Parent taxon: Cervidae according to R. Lydekker 1894

Sister taxa: Agalmaceros, Alcinae, Anoglochis, Antifer, Bretzia, Capreolinae, 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: Cariacus brachyceros Cariacus laevicornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Maryland, Pennsylvania collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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