Rucervus eldii siamensis (Lydekker, 1915)

Siamese eld’s deer



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

May be valid as Cervus eldii siamensis (Ghazi et al., 2021)


Conservation Status




Cambodia, Laos, Thailand & Vietnam


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lydekker, Richard. (1915). Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. IV. Artiodactyla. London: British Museum. [p. 102]


Other references:

Ghazi, Mirza Ghazanfarullah et al. (2021). Population genetics and evolutionary history of the endangered Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii) with implications for planning species recovery. Scientific Reports 11: 2564.

W.J. McShea, K. Koy, T. Clements, A. Johnson, C. Vongkhamheng, M. Aung. (2005). Finding a needle in the haystack: Regional analysis of suitable Eld’s deer (Cervus eldi) forest in Southeast Asia. Biol. Conserv., 125: 101-111. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2005.03.013


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