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Giant Muntjac
Muntiacus gigas Wei, Wu, Zhang & Han, 1990

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Cervidae - deer and moose »  genus Muntiacus - muntjacs

Scientific synonyms

Megamuntiacus vuquangensis Do Tuoc, Vu Van Dung, Dawson, Arctander & MacKinnon, 1994 o
Muntiacus vuquangensis (Do Tuoc, Vu Van Dung, Dawson, Arctander & Mackinnon, 1994)

Critically Endangered

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Muntiacus gigas - Giant Muntjac

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Muntiacus gigas - Giant Muntjac

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Muntiacus gigas - Giant Muntjac

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Muntiacus gigas - Giant Muntjac

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Taxon in country check-lists*

Asia: Laos, Viet Nam

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

Schaller G. B., 1996: Description of the Giant Muntjac (Megamuntiacus vuquangensis) in Laos. Journal of Mammalogy, 77(3): 675-683. [as Megamuntiacus vuquangensis]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [44703]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Muntiacus vuquangensis (Do Tuoc, Vu Van Dung, Dawson, Arctander & Mackinnon, 1994)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 Muntiacus vuquangensis Tuoc, Dung, Dawson, Arctander and Mackinnon, 1994]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Megamuntiacus vuquangensis Tuoc, Dung, Dawson, Arctander et K. MacKinnon, 1994]
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 Muntiacus vuquangensis (Tuoc, Dung, Dawson, Arctander et Mackinnon, 1994)]

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