Anhui musk deer

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Anhui musk deer
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Moschus anhuiensis
CITES Appendix I (CITES) [2] [note 1]
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Moschidae
Genus: Moschus
Species:
M. anhuiensis
Binomial name
Moschus anhuiensis
Wang, Hu & Yan, 1982 [3]

The Anhui musk deer (Moschus anhuiensis) is an endangered species of musk deer that is endemic to the Dabie Mountains of western Anhui province, China. [4] [5] It was formerly described as a subspecies of Moschus berezovskii and Moschus moschiferus , but is now classified as a separate species. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Wang, Y.; Harris, R.B. (2015). "Moschus anhuiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2015: e.T136643A61979276. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T136643A61979276.en . Retrieved 11 November 2021.
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  4. "Mammal Species of the World - Browse: anhuiensis". www.departments.bucknell.edu. Retrieved 2017-12-10.
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Notes

  1. Only populations of Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. All other populations are included in Appendix II.