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SPECIES Rusa timorensis

Author:de Blainville, 1822.
Citation:J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts Paris, 94: 267.
Common Name:Javan Rusa
Type Locality:Indonesia, Lesser Sunda Isls, "Timor" Isl.
Distribution:Indonesia, Sunda Isls; autochthonous on Bali, and Java; probably introduced in antiquity to Lesser Sunda Isls, Molucca Isls (including Buru and Seram), Sulawesi, and Timor; since 17th century, introduced to Borneo (Kalimantan; now extinct?), New Guinea, New Britain, Aru Isls, Mauritius, Comoro Isls, Madagascar (extinct?), Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and small islands in Indonesia and off the coast of Australia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Van Bemmel (1949a). Includes tavistocki; see Grubb and Groves (1983).
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