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Dama dama dama
Dama dama mesopotamica
Alfred L. Gardner.
Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England
website: Mammal Species of the World; http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/msw/
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2142. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992-01-01.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xviii + 1207. 1-56098-217-9. Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing.
Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes 2003-12-31.
Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. . . . . As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998.
Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole 2000-01-01.
Common Names of Mammals of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xiv + 204. 1-56098-383-3. With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer.
Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Continental US, Introduced
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: Reviewed by Feldhamer et al. (1988, Mammalian Species, 317), who included mesopotamica in this species. Dama schaeferi Hilzheimer, 1926 was supposedly from Africa, but the name is now known to have been based on a specimen from Italy (Kock, 2000b). The form mesopotamica has recently been regarded as a subspecies of D. clactoniana (Falconer, 1868), treated as a separate species from D. dama by di Stefano (1996), based on the resemblance of its antlers to a fossil antler of clactoniana from...
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Status: CITES - Appendix I as D. mesopotamica; U.S. ESA - Endangered as D. mesopotamica (= D. d. mesopotamica); IUCN - Endangered as D. dama mesopotamica, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)
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