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Tragulus javanicus
Javan chevrotain
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Duckworth, J.W., Timmins, R., and Semiadi, G. (2015). Tragulus javanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Farida, W.R., Setyorini, L.E., and Sumaatmadja, G. (2003). Habitat dan Keragaman Tumbuhan Pakan Kancil (Tragulus javanicus) dan Kijang (Muntiacus muntjak) di Cagar AlamNusakambangan Barat dan Timur. Biodiversitas 4(2): 97-102.

Farida, W.R., Semiadi, G., Handayani, T.H., and Harun (2006). Habitat distribution and diversity of plants as feed resources for mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus) and barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak) in Gunung Halimun National Park. Tropics 15(4): 371-376.

Hoogerwerf, A. (1970). Udjung Kulon. The Land of the Last Javan Rhinoceros. E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Megantara, E.N., Shanida, S.S., Husodo, T., Febrianto, P., Pujianto, M.P., and Hendrawan, R. (2019). Habitat of mammals in West Java, Indonesia. Biodiversitas 20(11): 3380-3390.

Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2004). A taxonomic revision of the Tragulus mouse-deer (Artiodactyla). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London 140(1): 63-102.

Prawiradilaga, D.M. (2006). Ecology and conservation of endangered Javan Hawk-eagle Spizaetus bartelsi. Ornithological Science 5: 177-186.

Rode-Margono, E.J., Voskamp, A., Spaan, D., Lehtinen, J., Roberts, P.D., Nijman, V., and Nekaris, K.A.I. (2014). Records of small carnivores and of medium-sized nocturnal mammals on Java, Indonesia. Small Carnivore Conservation 50: 1-11.

Tsuji, Y., Prayitno, B., Norwana, O., Nishi, E., Widayati, K.A., Mikami, A., and Suryobroto, B. (2016). The Notes on Mammal Carcasses Collected in Pangandaran Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia. HAYATI Journal of Biosciences 23(1): 35-38.

van Schaik, C.P., and Griffiths, M. (1996). Activity Periods of Indonesian Rain Forest Mammals. Biotropica 28(1): 105-112.

Widayati, D.T., and Fukuta, K. (2006). Physiological characteristics of mouse deer and their reproduction in captivity. Proceedings of the 4th ISTAP "Animal Production and Syustainable Agriculture in the Tropic." Pp. 62-65.

Additional Resources

Doctors van Leeuwen, W. (1921). Het Javaansche dwerghertje, de kantjil. De Tropische Natuur 10: 94-96.

*Endo, H., Fukuta. K., Kimura, J., Sasaki, M., and Stafford, B.J. (2004). Geographical variation of the skull of the lesser mouse deer. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 66(10): 1229-1235.

Farida, W.R., Semiadi, G., Handayani, T.H., and Harun (2002). Tipe, sebaran habitat, dan keragaman jenis tumbuhan pakan pada kancil (Tragulus javanicus) dan muncak (Muntiacus muntjak) di Taman Nasional Gunung Halimun. Prosiding Seminar Nasional Bioekologi dan Konservasi Ungulata. Bogor, 5 Februari 2002.

Suyanto, A. (2003). Mammals of Gunung Halimun National Park, West Java. Puslit-Biologi-LIPI, Bogor, Indonesia.

van Dort, M. (1988). Note on the skull size in two sympatric mouse deer species Tragulus javanicus Osbeck 1765 and Tragulus napu F. Cuvier 1822. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 53(2): 124-125.

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