Candiacervus dorothensis (Capasso Barbato, 1990)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megaceros ropalophorus Capasso Barbato, 1990 (original combination); Cervus dorothensis (Capasso Barbato, 1990); ?Pseudodama dorothensis (Capasso Barbato, 1990)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Crete, Greece

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Capasso Barbato, Lucia. (1990). Les cervidés endémiques de Crète. Quaternaire  1(3-4): 265-270.

 

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 (1996) Taxonomy, ancestry and speciation of the endemic Pleistocene deer of Crete compared with the taxonomy, ancestry and speciation of Darwin’s Finches. In: Reese DS (ed.) Pleistocene and Holocene Fauna of Crete and Its First Settlers , Monographs in World Archaeology 28: 111–124.

 

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