Mazama Rafinesque 1817 (brocket deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

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

See also Cisneros 2005, Grubb 2000, Hershkovitz 1982 and Salles et al. 2006

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

Subtaxa: Mazama americana Mazama chunyi Mazama rufina Mazama temama

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (13), Colombia (1), El Salvador (1), Guatemala (1), Panama (1), Peru (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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