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Taxon profile

family

musk deer
Moschidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  infraorder Pecora

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Oligocene > Chattian – recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subfamily Moschinae Gray, 1821
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – recent

Fossil taxa

subfamily Blastomerycinae Frick, 1937
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – Upper Miocene
subfamily Hispanomerycinae Moyà-Solà, 1986
Tertiary: Middle Miocene – Upper Miocene
genus Bedenomeryx Jehenne, 1988
Tertiary: Chattian – Lower Miocene
genus Dremotherium Geoffroy, 1833
genus Friburgomeryx Becker, Rössner, Picot & Berger, 2001
Tertiary: Lower Miocene
genus Hydropotopsis Jehenne, 1991
Tertiary: Chattian
genus Oriomeryx Ginsburg, 1985
Tertiary: Lower Miocene
genus Pomelomeryx Ginsburg & Morales, 1989
Tertiary: Lower Miocene

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Moschidae]
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 Moschidae Gray, 1821]

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Explanations

extinct taxon