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Cervus nippon taiouanus

Basic information
Scientific name Cervus nippon taiouanus (No picture)
Common names Formosan Sika Deer
Higher taxon Cervidae, Artiodactyla, Mammalia
Natural range East Asia.
Habitat
Invasion information
Range in Japan Tomogashima Islands, Wakayama Pref. Range in Japan
Origin
Date 1945
Route Deliberate introduction (for zoo or some exhibition).
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
  • Ecol Soc Jpn (ed) (2002) Handbook of Alien Species in Japan. Chijinshokan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Yamada et al. (eds) (2011) Invasive Alien Mammals in Japan: Biology of Control Strategy and Conservation. Univ. Tokyo Press (in Jpn)