Taxon profile


Steppe bison
Bison priscus (Bojanus, 1827)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Bovidae - cattle, antelopes, sheep and goats »  genus Bison - Bisons

Scientific synonyms

Urus priscus Bojanus, 1827 o
Bison crassicornis Richardson, 1854
Bison (Superbison) crassicornis Richardson, 1854
Bison preoccidentalis Skinner & Kaisen, 1947


Bison priscus - Steppe bison

Author: Bernt Rostad

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

Bojanus L. H., 1825 (1827): De uro nostrate eiusque sceleto commentatio scripsit et bovis primigenii sceleto auxit. Nova acta physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, 13(2): 411–478. [as Urus priscus]
EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [44526]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Bison priscus (Bojanus, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015

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extinct taxon

o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list