genus Cervus


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Related to genus Cervus: genus Odocoileus
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Noun1.genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidaegenus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
Cervus elaphus, red deer, wapiti, American elk, elk - common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
Cervus unicolor, sambar, sambur - a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines
American elk, Cervus elaphus canadensis, wapiti, elk - large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
Cervus nipon, Cervus sika, Japanese deer, sika - small deer of Japan with slightly forked antlers
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References in periodicals archive ?
Later, Lydekker (1884) placed Cervus latidens into the genus Oreas (Bovidae) excluding it from the family Cervidae and adding as a new species, Cervus sivalensis to the genus Cervus. Cervus punjabiensis was erected by Brown (1926).
Introgression through rare hybridization: a genetic study of a hybrid zone between red and sika deer (genus Cervus), in Argyll, Scotland.