National Institute for Environmental Studies Invasive Species of Japan Japanese | English
  1. Invasive Species of Japan >
  2. Mammals >
  3. Cervus mariannus

Cervus mariannus

Basic information
Scientific name Cervus mariannus (No picture)
Common names Philippine sambar
Higher taxon Cervidae, Artiodactyla, Mammalia
Natural range Philippines
Habitat Forests of various elevation.
Invasion information
Range in Japan This species was introduced to Ogasawara in past, but do not occur currently. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date 19 C.
Route Deliberate: Possibly for for food.
Impact
Regulation in Japan Import, transport, and keeping of genus Cervus (except native subspecies of Japan) is legally prohibited in Japan.
Introduced range in other countries
Reference Notes
  • Miura & Yoshihara (2002) The fate of Philippine brown deer Cervus mariannus of the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Mammalia. 66(3), 451-452.
  • Wilson & Reeder (eds) (2005) Mammal Species of the World 3rd ed. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (Accessed on 2012-8-30) http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/.