Cervus nippon mandarinus NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. The North China sika deer or Mandarin sika deer (Cervus nippon mandarinus) is one of the many subspecies of sika deer. It is a large subspecies with some of the most prominent spots of all subspecies, which is permanent throughout the year. It previously inhabited lowland forests of North China Plain and Northeast China Plain.Because of intensive habitat alterations the subspecies was endangered centuries ago, surviving only in remote areas of northeastern China and the Qing Imperial Hunting Grounds. Though no surveys have been conducted on the subspecies’ status
ITIS Reports — Cervus nippon mandarinus ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. : Geographic Information Geographic Division: Jurisdiction/Origin: Comments Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 44.
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|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Endangered||07/27/1979||Foreign (Headquarters)||Wherever found|
|06/25/1979||44 FR 37124 37127||Final Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds|
|04/19/1978||43 FR 16524 16527||Proposed Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds|