|Genus:|| Axis |
| Cervus axis |
Axis is a genus of deer occurring in South and Southeast Asia. As presently defined by most authorities, four species are placed in the genus. Three of the four species are called hog deer. The genus name is a word mentioned in Pliny the Elder's Natural History. 
Following the third edition of Mammal Species of the World from 2005, which is also followed by the American Society of Mammalogists, four species are placed in Axis.   These four species are divided into two subgenera; Axis containing the chital, and Hyelaphus containing the 3 others. 
|Image||Scientific name||Common name||Distribution|
|Axis axis||Chital, spotted deer, or axis deer||Indian subcontinent, including Sri Lanka|
|Axis calamianensis||Calamian deer||Calamian Islands in Palawan, the Philippines|
|Axis kuhlii||Bawean deer or Kuhl's deer||Bawean Island in Indonesia|
|Axis porcinus||Hog deer||northern plains of Indian subcontinent to Myanmar, parts of Indochina|
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in India [...] a wild animal, named axis, with the hide of a fawn but with more spots and whiter ones