Sangamona fugitiva Hay, 1920



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cervus whitneyi Allen, 1876:48; Dama whitneyi Allen, 1876:48; Odocoileus whitneyi Allen, 1876:48


Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



North America


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

O. P. Hay. 1920. Descriptions of some Pleistocene vertebrates found in the United States. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 58:83-146


Other references:

Faunmap working group. 1994 FAUNMAP: a database documenting late Quaternary distributions of mammal species in the United States. Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers 25(1-2), 1-690.

C. Frick. 1937. Horned ruminants of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 69:1-669

Kurtén, Björn. (1979). The stilt-legged deer Sangamona of the North-American Pleistocene. Boreas 8(3): 313-321. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]

B. Kurtén and E. Anderson. 1980. Pleistocene mammals of North America 1-442

M. M. Leighton. 1921. The Pleistocene succession near Alton, Illinois, and the age of the mammalian fossil fauna. Journal of Geology 29(6):505-514

Smith F.A., Lyons S.K., Ernest S.K.M., Jones K.E., Kaufman D.M., Dayan T., Marquet P.A., Brown J.H., Haskell J.P. 2003 Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84(12), 3403-3403.


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