Oreamnos Rafinesque 1817 (mountain goat)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Synonyms: Aplocerus Hamilton-Smith 1827, Haplocerus Wagner 1844

Parent taxon: Caprinae according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Frick 1937, Grubb 2001 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Aragoral, Benicerus, Bootherium, Capricornis, Caprina, Damalavus, Hemitragus, Myotragus, Naemorhedini, Nemorhaedus, Ovibos, Ovibovini, Pantholops, Praeovibos, Protoryx, Pseudois, Rupicapra, Rupicaprini, Soergelia

Subtaxa: Oreamnos americanus Oreamnos harringtoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: British Columbia collections), United States (5: California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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