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SPECIES Axis porcinus

Author:Zimmermann, 1780.
Citation:Geogr. Gesch. Mensch. Vierf. Thiere, 2: 131.
Common Name:Hog Deer
Type Locality:No locality given, based on captive in Bengal; "Indo-Gangetic Plain of India" (Lydekker, 1915:56); here restricted to India, West Bengal.
Distribution:Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, China (Yunnan), N India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka (introduced?), and S Vietnam; introduced to S Australia.
Status:CITES Appendix I as Cervus porcinus annamiticus; U.S. ESA Endangered as Axis porcinus annamiticus; IUCN Lower Risk (nt) as A. p. porcinus, Data Deficient as A. p. annamiticus.
Comments:Cervus porcinus Zimmermann, 1777, is not an available name as it was published in an unavailable work (Spec. Zool. Geogr., p. 532): see Hemming (1950:547).
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SUBSPECIES porcinus

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