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SPECIES Rusa unicolor

Author:Kerr, 1792.
Citation:In Linnaeus, Anim. Kingdom: 300.
Common Name:Sambar
Type Locality:"Inhabits the dry hilly forests of Ceylon, Borneo, Celebes and Java"; restricted to Ceylon (Sri Lanka; Lydekker, 1915:73).
Distribution:India and Sri Lanka east to S China (E Tibet and Sichuan to Yunnan; Hainan Isl) and Taiwan; south to Peninsular Malaysia, Sunda Isles (Sumatra, Borneo, Siberut, Sipora, and Pagi and Nias Isls); introduced to Australia and New Zealand.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subspecies from Groves and Grubb (1987).
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SUBSPECIES unicolor

SUBSPECIES brookei

SUBSPECIES cambojensis

SUBSPECIES dejeani

SUBSPECIES equina

SUBSPECIES hainana

SUBSPECIES swinhoii

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