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Moschiola kathygre
Yellow-striped chevrotain
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Literature Cited

de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2016). Mammals of Sri Lanka. Bloomsbury, London.

Duckworth, J.W., and Timmins, R. (2015). Moschiola kathygre. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Groves, C.P., and Meijaard, E. (2005). Interspecific variation in Moschiola, the Indian chevrotain. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 12: 413-421.

Guzmán, J. A., & Rössner, G. E. (2018). Skull morphometrics of Tragulus and Moschiola for an improved classification of tragulid collections. Mammalian Biology 90(1): 78-88.

Jayasekara, P., Weerasinghe, U.R., Wijesundara, S., and Takatsuki, S. (2007). Identifying diurnal and nocturnal frugivores in the terrestrial and arboreal layers of a tropical rain forest in Sri Lanka. Ecotropica 13: 7-15.

Kittle, A.M., Watson, A.C., Kumara, P.H.S.C., Sandanayake, S.D.K.C., Sanjeewani, H.K.N., and Fernando, T.S.P. (2014). Notes on the diet and habitat selection of the Sri Lankan Leopard Panthera pardus kotiya (Mammalia: Felidae) in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(9): 6214-6221.

Meijaard, E., Umilaela, and de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2010). Aquatic escape behaviour in mouse-deer provides insight into tragulid evolution. Mammalian Biology 75: 471-473.

Tharanya, S., Weerasekera, D.S., Ranawana, K.B., and Jayawardana, N.U. (2019). Characterisation of Mitochondrial 12s rRNA Gene of Yellow Striped Chevrotain (Moschiola kathygre) and Development of a PCR-RFLP marker for the Unambiguous Identification of the Species. In Proceedings of International Forestry and Environment Symposium (Vol. 24), pp. 53.

Weerakoon, D. K. (2012). The taxonomy and conservation status of mammals in Sri Lanka. The National Red List, 134-144.

Additional Resources

*de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2008). Mountain Mouse-deer photographed in Horton Plains National Park. Sri Lanka Wildlife Newsletter, December 2007–February 2008.

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