Deer - Taxonomy - Extinct Subfamilies, Genera and Species

Extinct Subfamilies, Genera and Species

The following is the classification of extinct cervids only, as well as including living lineages that have some species known from the fossil record or that have become extinct.

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  • Subfamily Procervulinae
  • Subfamily Cervinae (Old World (Plesiometacarpal) Deer)
    • Tribe Muntiacini (Muntjacs)
      • Genus Dicrocerus
        • Dicrocerus elegans
        • Dicrocerus furcatus
        • Dicrocerus necatus
        • Dicrocerus teres
        • Dicrocerus trilateralis
      • Genus Euprox
        • Euprox robustus
        • Euprox dicranocerus
        • Euprox fulcatus
      • Genus Stephanocemas
        • Stephanocemas colberti
        • Stephanocemas colbert
        • Stephanocemas thomsoni
        • Stephanocemas elegantulus
        • Stephanocemas chinghaiensis
        • Stephanocemas triacuminatus
      • Genus Paracervulus
        • Paracervulus australis
      • Genus Muntiacus
        • Muntiacus leilaoensis
        • Muntiacus polonicus
        • Muntiacus pliocaenicus
    • Tribe Cervini ("True" Deer)
      • Genus Pseudodama
      • Genus Pliocervus
      • Genus Dama
        • Dama clactoniana
        • Dama carburangelensis
      • Genus Arvernoceros
        • Arvernoceros verestchagini
        • Arvernoceros ardei
      • Genus Eucladoceros
        • Eucladoceros tetraceros
      • Genus Neomegaloceros
      • Genus Orchonoceros(sometimes considered a subgenus as Megaloceros)
      • Genus Praemegaceros (sometimes considered a subgenus as Megaloceros)
        • Praemegaceros obscurus
        • Praemegaceros dawkinsi
        • Praemegaceros savini
        • Praemegaceros verticornis
        • Praemegaceros cazioti
      • Genus Candiacervus (sometimes considered a subgenus as Megaloceros or synonym of Praemegaceros; Possibly polyphyletic)
        • Candiacervus rethymnensis
        • Candiacervus major
        • Candiacervus dorothensis
        • Candiacervus ropalophorus
        • Candiacervus cretensis
      • Genus Cervavitus (?subgenus as Megaloceros)
      • Genus Praesinomegaceros (sometimes considered a subgenus as Megaloceros)
        • Praesinomegaceros venustus
        • Praesinomegaceros asiaticus
      • Sinomegaceros (sometimes considered a subgenus as Megaloceros)
        • Sinomegaceros luochuanensis
        • Sinomegaceros pachyosteus
      • Genus Megaloceros
        • Megaloceros antecedens
        • Megaloceros giganteus
      • Genus Pselcupsoceros
      • Genus Allocaenelaphus
      • Genus Nesoleipoceros
      • Genus Axis
        • Axis nesti
        • Axis eurygonos
      • Genus Rucervus
        • Schomburgk's Deer (Rucervus schomburgki)
      • Genus Elaphurus
        • Elaphurus formosanus
        • Elaphurus meziesianus
        • Elaphurus bifurcatus
        • Elaphurus shikamai
      • Genus Croizetoceros
        • Croizetoceros ramosus
      • Genus Cervus
        • Cervus ertborni
        • Cervus falconeri
        • Cervus giganteus
        • Cervus rhenanus
  • Subfamily Capreolinae (New World (Telemetecarpal) Deer)
    • Tribe Capreolini
      • Genus Pseudalces
        • Pseudalces mirandus
      • Genus Libralces (?=Cervalces or Alces)
        • Libralces gallicus
        • Libralces reynoldsi
      • Genus Cervalces (?= Alces)
        • Cervalces latifrons
        • Cervalces scotti
      • Genus Bretzia
        • Bretzia pseudalces
        • Bretzia nebrascensis
      • Genus Procapreolus
        • Procapreolus cusanus
        • Procapreolus moldavicus
        • Procapreolus stenos
        • Procapreolus ucrainicus
        • Procapreolus wenzensis
      • Genus Capreolus
        • Capreolus constantini
        • Capreolus suessenbornensis
    • Tribe Rangiferini
      • Genus Torontoceros
        • Torontoceros hypocaeus
      • Genus Eocoileus
        • Eocoileus gentryorum
      • Genus Blastocerus
        • Blastocerus extraneus
        • Blastocerus arpeitianus
      • Genus Antifer
        • Antifer ultra
        • Antifer crassus
      • Genus Morenelaphus
        • Morenelaphus lujanensis
        • Morenelaphus brachyceros
        • Morenelaphus fragilis
      • Genus Charitoceros
      • Genus Aglamaceros
      • Genus Epieuryceros
        • Epieuryceros proximus
        • Epieuryceros truncus
      • Genus Navahoceros
        • Navahoceros fricki
        • Navahoceros lascrucensis
      • Genus Odocoileus
        • Odocoileus brachyodontus
        • Odocoileus dolichopsis
        • Odocoileus laevicornis
        • Odocoileus sellardsiae
        • Odocoileus lucasi

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