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Species profile—Cervus elaphus (red deer)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Cervidae (deer) → Cervus elaphus (red deer)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Cervidae (deer)
Scientific name
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
red deer
Type reference
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii Tom. 1 824 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
1077
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1077

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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