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SPECIES Moschus moschiferus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 66.
Common Name:Siberian Musk Deer
Type Locality:"Habitat in Tataria versus Chinam"; restricted to Russia, SW Siberia, Altai Mtns by Heptner et al. (1961).
Distribution:Forests of Russia (Sakhalin Isl and E Siberia), N China (N Sinkiang; Inner Mongolia to Shanxi), Korea, and N Mongolia.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Includes sibiricus; see Corbet (1978c:198). Revised by Sokolov and Prikhod'ko (1996, 1997).
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SUBSPECIES moschiferus

SUBSPECIES arcticus

SUBSPECIES parvipes

SUBSPECIES sachalinensis

SUBSPECIES turowi

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