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Odocoileus

Deer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Capreolinae
Genus: Odocoileus
Rafinesque, 1832[1]
Species

Odocoileus hemionus
Odocoileus virginianus

Odocoileus is a genus of medium-sized deer (family Cervidae) containing two species native to the Americas.[1] The name is sometimes spelled odocoeleus; it is from a contraction of the roots odonto- and coelus meaning "hollow-tooth".

Species

References

  1. ^ a b Odocoileus, Mammal Species of the World, 3rd Edition
  2. ^ http://maps.iucnredlist.org/map.html?id=42394


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