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Temporal range: Pleistocene (Uquian-Lujanian)
~2.588–0.012 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Capreolinae
Genus: Agalmaceros
Hoffstetter 1952
A. blicki
Binomial name
Agalmaceros blicki
Frick 1937

Agalmaceros is an extinct genus of deer of the Cervidae family, that lived in South America during the Pleistocene. The only species currently known is A. blicki. Remains have only been found in Ecuador. It showed a clear affinity to Andean or temperate habitats. Agalmaceros blicki is estimated to have been 60 kilograms (130 lb) in weight.

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