Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann 1780 (white-tailed deer)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Alternative combinations: Cervus virginianus, Dama virginiana

Synonyms: Odocoileus cooki Frick 1937, Odocoileus sheridanus Frick 1937

Belongs to Odocoileus according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Cisneros 2005, Frick 1937, Hershkovitz 1982, Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860, Lundelius 1972, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Odocoileus brachydontus, Odocoileus brachyodontus, Odocoileus dolichopsis, Odocoileus hemionus, Odocoileus laevicornis, Odocoileus peruvianus, Odocoileus rothschildi, Odocoileus salinae, Odocoileus sellardsiae

Subtaxa: Odocoileus virginianus aplodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Ontario collections), El Salvador (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), United States (115: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (7: Florida)

Total: 130 collections each including a single occurrence

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