Taxon profile


Timor Deer
Rusa timorensis (de Blainville, 1822)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cervus timorensis de Blainville, 1822 o

Other names

= Javan Deer
= Maned Sambar
= Rusa
= Rusa Deer
= Sunda Sambar

Vulnerable VU


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Rusa timorensis djonga Van Bemmel, 1949
subspecies Rusa timorensis floresiensis Heude, 1896 - Flores rusa
subspecies Rusa timorensis macassaricus Heude, 1896 - Sulawesi Rusa

Rusa timorensis macassaricus

subspecies Rusa timorensis moluccensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) - Moluccan rusa
subspecies Rusa timorensis renschi Sody, 1932 - Bali Rusa
subspecies Rusa timorensis russa (Müller & Schlegel, 1844) - Javan rusa

Rusa timorensis russa

subspecies Rusa timorensis timorensis Blainville, 1822 - Timor Rusa

Rusa timorensis timorensis

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41789]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Rusa timorensis (de Blainville, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [d08d7660-7063-46fe-8de9-2f9613608710]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cervus timorensis Blainville, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Rusa timorensis de Blainville, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [628:timorhirsch]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Cervus timorensis de Blainville, 1822]
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 Rusa timorensis (de Blainville, 1822)]

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