Sinomegaceros ordosianus ordosonianus Young, 1932



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megaloceros (Sinomegaceros) ordosianus Young


Conservation Status






Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Young, C. C. (1932). On the Artiodactyla from the Sinanthropus site at Choukoutien. Panaeontologia Sinica, ser. C. 8(2): 1-100.


Other references:

Chen, Xi, Wu SM, Wang P, et al. (2020). A report on the Late Pleistocene vertebrate fossils from the Zhangshan locality, Suqian, Jiangsu Province. Acta Anthropologica Sinica 39(2): 319-331.

Dong, Wei, Xu, Qinqi, Jin, Changzhu and Liu, Jinyi. (1999). Quaternary herbivore fauna in northeastern China: Evolution under climatic change. Chinese Science Bulletin 44(Suppl.): 129-132.

Dong, Wei and Zhang, Yingqi. (2022). Biochronologic sequences of the Pleistocene mammalian faunas in China and correlations with numeric dating. Quaternary Sciences 42(5): 1227-1246.

Kalke H.D. 1986 Southern limits of the Late Pleistocene Euro-Siberian faunal complex in East Asia. In Beringia in the cenozoic era (eds. Kontrimavicius V.L., Balkema A.A.), pp. 346-358. Rotterdam: Balkema, Amerind Publishing Company.

van der Made, Jan and Tong, Haowen. (2008). Phylogeny of the giant deer with palmate brow tines Megaloceros from west and Sinomegaceros from east Eurasia. Quaternary International 179(1): 135-162.

Vislobokova I. 2011 Historical development and geographical distribution of giant deer (Cervidae, Megacerini). Paleontological Journal 45(6), 674-688.


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