Muntiacus montanus Robinson & Kloss, 1918



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1930

Rediscovered in 2008

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Sumatra, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Robinson, H. C. and Kloss, C. B. (1918). Results of an expedition to Korinchi Peak, Sumatra. I. Mammals. Journal of the Federation of Malay States Museum 8(2): 1-81.


Other references:

Bazyan, Saloume. (2013). Sexual selection and extinction in deer. Master of Science. Uppsala University. 62 pp.

Chasen, F.N. 1940. A handlist of Malaysian mammals; a systematic list of the mammals of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and Java, including the adjacent small islands. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore 15: 1-209.

Corbet, G.B. and Hill, J.E. 1992. Mammals of the Indo-Malayan Region: a Systematic Review. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Groves, C. and Grubb, P. 1990. Muntiacidae. Springer-Verlag, New York, USA.

Grubb, P. 2005. Artiodactyla. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), pp. 637-722. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.

Miller, G. S. 1942. Zoological results of the George Vanderbilt Sumatran Expedition, 1936-1939: Part V.-Mammals collected by F. A. Ulmer, Jr. on Sumatra and Nias. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 94: 107-165.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

Timmins, R. J., Duckworth, J. W. and Groves, C. P. (2008). Muntiacus montanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136831A4344788. Downloaded on 11 December 2015.


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