Taxon profile


Javan Chevrotain
Tragulus javanicus (Osbeck, 1765)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Tragulidae - chevrotains »  genus Tragulus

Scientific synonyms

Cervus javanicus Osbeck, 1765 o

Other names

= East Indian Mouse Deer
= Java Mouse Deer
= Lesser Malay Chevrotain
= Lesser Malay Mouse Deer
= Lesser Mouse Deer

Type taxon of:Tragulus Brisson, 1762 (Cervus javanicus Osbeck, 1765)
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juvenile animal


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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41780]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Tragulus javanicus (Osbeck, 1765)]
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) [] [as Tragulus javanicus Osbeck, 1765]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Tragulus javanicus (Osbeck, 1765)]
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 Tragulus javanicus (Osbeck, 1765)]

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