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Taiga Musk Deer
Moschus moschiferus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Moschidae - musk deer

Scientific synonyms

Moschus sibericus

Other names

= Siberian Musk Deer

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera pardus orientalis Schlegel, 1857 - Amur Leopard, Panthera tigris altaica Temminck, 1844 - Siberian Tiger

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Moschus moschiferus arcticus Flerov, 1929
subspecies Moschus moschiferus moschiferus (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Moschus moschiferus parvipes Hollister, 1911
subspecies Moschus moschiferus sachalinensis Flerov, 1929
subspecies Moschus moschiferus turowi Zalkin, 1945

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [13897]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Pluháček J., Hrabina P. & Robovský J. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 2 – jelenovití (Cervidae), kabarovití (Moschidae) a kančilovití (Tragulidae), Lynx, n. s. (Praha) 42: 281–296 [as Moschus moschiferus Linnaeus, 1758]

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