Cervus canadensis

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Cervus canadensis nelsoni, Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Artiodactyla 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Cladus: Euteleostomi
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla

Familia: Cervidae
Subfamilia: Cervinae
Genus: Cervus
Species: Cervus canadensis
Subspecies: C. c. alashanicus – †C. c. canadensis – C. c. hanglu – C. c. kansuensis – C. c. macneilli – C. c. manitobensis – †C. c. merriami – C. c. nannodes – C. c. nelsoni – C. c. roosevelti – C. c. sibiricus – C. c. songaricus – C. c. wallichii – C. c. xanthopygus

Name[edit]

Cervus canadensis (Erxleben, 1777)

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Ludt, C. J., et al., 2004. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of red deer (Cervus elaphus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 1064–1083.
  • Pitra, C., et al., 2004. Evolution and phylogeny of old world deer. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33: 880–895.
  • Randi, E., et al., 2001. A mitochondrial DNA control region phylogeny of the Cervinae: Speciation in Cervus and implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 4: 1–11.
  • Cervus canadensis in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
  • North American Mammals: Cervus (elaphus) canadensis. Smithsonian Institution.

Vernacular names[edit]

Diné bizaad: Dzeeh
English: American Elk, Wapiti
español: Wapití o ciervo canadiense
magyar: Vapiti
日本語: アメリカアカシカ
suomi: Vapiti
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