Candiacervus rethymnensis Kuss, 1975



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Crete, Greece


Biology & Ecology










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

Besiou, Eva, Choupa, Maria Nefeli, Lyras, George, and van der Geer, Alexandra. (2022). Body mass divergence in sympatric deer species of Pleistocene Crete (Greece). Palaeontologia Electronica 25(2): a23.

Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). In the shadow of the megafauna: prehistoric mammal and bird extinctions across the Holocene, pp. 17-39. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. New York: Oxford University Press.

van der Geer, Alexandra A. E. (2018). Uniformity in variety: Antler morphology and evolution in a predator-free environment. Palaeontologia Electronica 21.1.9A: 1-31.


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