Megaloceros giganteus (Blumenbach, 1799)

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum
London, United Kingdom


  • Title: Megaloceros giganteus (Blumenbach, 1799)
  • Specific epithet: giganteus
  • Scientific name authorship: (Blumenbach, 1799)
  • Order: Artiodactyla
  • Latest period or highest system: Quaternary
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Pleistocene
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; Ireland
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Mammalia; Artiodactyla; Cervidae
  • Genus: Megaloceros
  • Family: Cervidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Quaternary
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Pleistocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Country: Ireland
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Mammalia

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