Deer Species

Here is a list of all the world’s deer species in taxonomic order. Please click on a species name for more information about that species.

Subfamily Hydropotinae
Chinese Water Deer ( Hydroptes inermis)

Subfamily Muntiacinae
Bornean Yellow (Muntjac Muntiacus atherodes)

Black Muntjac (Muntiacus crinifrons)

Fea’s Muntjac (Muntiacus feae)

Gong Shan Muntjac (Muntiacus gongshanensis)

Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjac)

Leaf Muntjac (Muntiacus putaoensis)

Reeves’ Muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi)

Truong Son Muntjac (Muntiacus trungsonensis)

Giant Muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis)

Tufted Deer (Elaphodus cephalophus)

Subfamily Cervinae
White-lipped or Thorold’s Deer (Cervus albirostris)

Philippine or Visayan Spotted Deer (Cervus alfredi)

Barasingha (Cervus duvaucelii)

Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)

Thamin (Cervus eldii)

Philippine Sambar or Philippine Brown Deer (Cervus mariannus)

Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)

Sunda Sambar or Rusa Deer (Cervus timorensis)

Indian Sambar (Cervus unicolor)

Chital (Axis axis)

Calamian Deer (Axis calamianensis)

Bawean Deer (Axis kuhlii)

Hog Deer (Axis porcinus)

Père David’s Deer (Elaphurus davidianus)

Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

Persian Fallow Deer (Dama mesopotamica)

Subfamily Odocoilinae
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)

Moose (Elk) (Alces alces)

Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Pampas Deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus)

Red Brocket (Mazama americana)

Merioa Brocket (Mazama bricenii)

Dwarf Brocket (Mazama chunyi)

Grey Brocket (Mazama gouazoupira)

Pygmy Brocket (Mazama nana)

Yucatan Brown Brocket (Mazama pandora)

Little Red Brocket (Mazama rufina)

Northern Pudu (Pudu mephistophiles)

Southern Pudu (Pudu pudu)

Marsh Deer (Blastocerus dichotomus)

Peruvian Guemal or North Andean Deer (Hippocamelus antisensis)

Chilean Guemal or South Andean Deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus)

Caribou/ Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)