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SPECIES Dicerorhinus sumatrensis

Author:G. Fischer [von Waldheim], 1814.
Citation:Zoognosia, 3: 301.
Common Name:Sumatran Rhinoceros
Type Locality:"Sumatra", now known to be Indonesia, Sumatra, Bencoolen (= Bintuhan) Dist., Fort Marlborough (Groves, 1967c).
Distribution:Formerly Bangladesh (Chittagong Hills), Borneo, Burma, India (Assam), Laos, Malaysia (peninsular Malaya), Mergui Isl, Sumatra, Thailand, and Vietnam; probably also S China, and Cambodia. Survives in Tenasserim Range (Thailand-Burma), Petchabun Range (Thailand), and other scattered localities in Burma, peninsular Malaya, Sumatra, and Borneo.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct as D. s. lasiotis, Critically Endangered as D. s. harrisoni and D. s. sumatrensis.
Comments:Reviewed by Groves and Kurt (1972, Mammalian Species, 21). Revised by Groves (1967c).
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SUBSPECIES sumatrensis

SUBSPECIES harrissoni

SUBSPECIES lasiotis

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