Anhui musk deer
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2][note 1]
Scientific classification edit
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]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ "Appendices | CITES". cites.org. Retrieved 2022-01-14.
  3. ^ Wang, Y. & Harris, R.B (2008). "Moschus anhuiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 11 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Mammal Species of the World - Browse: anhuiensis". www.departments.bucknell.edu. Retrieved 2017-12-10.
  5. ^ "Anhui Musk Deer - Moschus anhuiensis - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2017-12-10.

Notes

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