Candiacervus cretensis Simonelli, 1908

Cretan dwarf megacerine deer

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megaloceros cretensis Simonelli, 1908

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Crete, Greece

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Simonelli, V. (1908). Mammiferi quaternari dell’isola di Candia II. Memorie, Accademia delle Scienze (Instituto di Bologna Classe di Scienze Fisische, (Serie 6) 5: 103-111.

 

Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

De Vos, J. (1979). The endemic Pleistocene deer of Crete. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Series B), 82: 59-90.

Caloia, Lucia and Palombo, Mari Rita. (1995). Functional aspects and ecologicalimplications in Pleistocene endemic cervids of Sardinia, Sicily and Crete. Geobios 28(2): 247-258. [Abstract]

 

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