Taxon profile


Siberian Elk
Alces americanus cameloides (Milne-Edwards, 1867)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Cervidae - deer and moose »  genus Alces »  species Alces americanus - Eastern Moose

Scientific synonyms

Cervus cameloides Milne-Edwards, 1867 o
Alces alces cameloides (Milne-Edwards, 1867)
Alces alces bedfordiae Lydekker, 1902

Other names

= North Siberian Elk
= Siberian Moose


Alces americanus cameloides - Siberian Elk

Author: Alex Kantorovich

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera tigris altaica Temminck, 1844 - Siberian Tiger

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Alces alces cameloides Milne-Edwards, 1867]
CZ Pluháček J., Hrabina P. & Robovský J. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 2 – jelenovití (Cervidae), kabarovití (Moschidae) a kančilovití (Tragulidae), Lynx, n. s. (Praha) 42: 281–296 [as Alces americanus cameloides (Milne-Edwards, 1867)]

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