Mazama temama (Erxleben, 1777)

Beal, Maxwell R. W., Matzinger, Parker J., Saborío-R., Guido, Noguera Bristan, Jonathan & Olson, Erik R., 2020, Survey of medium-sized and large mammals of Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica, Check List 16 (4), pp. 939-950: 944

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.4.939

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5B089B20-D770-BD6A-FF58-F96519FBF9F0

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Mazama temama (Erxleben, 1777)
status

 

Mazama temama (Erxleben, 1777)  

Figure 2A

Material examined. COSTA RICA • Puntarenas Prov- ince, Piedras Blancas National Park ; stations ID 1,15 ( Table 3); first capture on 18 June 2016; camera trap photos   .

Identification. The Central American Red Brocket is a small, reddish-brown deer. There are no markings present on the face ( Wainwright and Arias 2007). May be confused with the White-tailed Deer ( Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann, 1780   ). Mazama temama   is

considerably smaller and lacks the facial markings of O. virginianus   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Artiodactyla

Family

Cervidae

Genus

Mazama