Alces Gray 1821 (moose)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Alcinae according to G. G. Boeskorov 2006

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Croitor 2014, Grubb 2000, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Shoshani et al. 1989 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Libralces, Pseudalces

Subtaxa: Alces alces Alces americanus Alces machlis Alces shimeki Alus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec collections), France (2), Germany (5), Hungary (3), Italy (3), the Netherlands (3), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (11: Alaska, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Moldova (1)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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