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SPECIES Rucervus eldii

Author:M'Clelland, 1842.
Citation:Calcutta J. Nat. Hist., 2: 417, pl. 12.
Common Name:Eld's Deer
Type Locality:India, Assam, "the valley of Munipore" (Manipur).
Distribution:Burma, Cambodia, China (Hainan Isl), N India (Manipur), Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam; now much reduced in numbers in several of these countries.
Status:CITES Appendix I as Cervus eldii; U.S. ESA Endangered as C. eldi [sic]; IUCN Critically Endangered as Cervus eldii eldii, Lower Risk (nt) as C. e. thamin, Data Deficient as C. e. siamensis.
Comments:Phylogeography studies support the recognition of three subspecies (Balakrishnan et al., 2003).
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SUBSPECIES eldii

SUBSPECIES siamensis

SUBSPECIES thamin

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