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Tragulus versicolor
 Silver-backed chevrotain
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Literature Cited

Kuznetsov, G.V., and Borissenko A.V. (2004). A new record of Tragulus versicolor (Artiodactyla, Tragulidae) from Vietnam, and its sympatric occurrence with T. kanchil.  Russian Journal of Theriology 3(1): 9-13.

Meijaard, E., Borissenko, A.V., and Kuznetsov, G.V. (2004). Rediscovery of Tragulus versicolor, the silver-backed chevrotain. Oryx 38(3): 254-255.

Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2004). A taxonomic revision of the Tragulus mouse-deer (Artiodactyla). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London 140(1): 63-102.

Nguyen, A., Tran, V.B., Hoang, D.M., Nguyen, T.A.M., Nguyen, D.T., Tran, V.T., Long, B., Meijaard, E., Holland, J., Wilting, A., and Tilker, A. (2019). Camera-trap evidence that the silver-backed chevrotain Tragulus versicolor remains in the wild in Vietnam. Nature Ecology & Evolution

Thomas, O. 1910. Three new Asiatic mammals. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 5: 534-536.

Timmins, R., Duckworth, J.W. & Meijaard, E. 2015. Tragulus versicolorThe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Additional Resources

*Meijaard, E., Chua, M.A.H., and Duckworth, J.W. (2017). Is the northern chevrotain, Tragulus williamsoni Kloss, 1916, a synonym or one of the least-documented mammal species in Asia? Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 65: 506-514.

*Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2004). Recent study identifies the possible existence of a forgotten species. Oryx 38(2): 133.


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