Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Whitetail Deer Taxonomy

The link below indicates that the Whitetail Deer belongs to:
Kingdom -- Animalia
Phylum -- Chordata
Class -- Mammalia
Order -- Artiodactyla
Family -- Cervidae
Genus -- Odocoileus
Species -- virginianus

http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2007/parr_jaco/taxonomy.htm
A later post will list the characteristics that place the whitetail deer into these classifications.

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