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Dama dama (fallow deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Taxonomy
Cervus dama was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Dama dama by Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Gruwier et al. (2015).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cervus dama Linnaeus p. 67
1911Cervus dama Thomas p. 151
2008Dama dama Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 974 figs. Fig. 5
2015Dama dama Gruwier et al. p. 37 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyCervidae
subfamilyCervinaeGoldfuss 1820
genusDamaFrisch 1775
speciesdama()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available