Bison Hamilton-Smith 1827 (bison)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Synonyms: Harlanus Owen 1846, Simobison Hay and Cook 1930, Stelabison Figgins 1933

Parent taxon: Bovina according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 1999

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Frick 1937, Grubb 2001, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1854, Leidy 1860, McDonald 1981 and Schultz and Howard 1935

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Bison alaskensis Bison antiquus Bison bison Bison bonasus Bison francisi Bison latifrons Bison priscus Bison sylvestris

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (2), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon), China (2), the Czech Republic (1), El Salvador (1), France (5), Georgia (2), Germany (16), Greece (5), Hungary (1), Israel (1), Italy (16), Japan (4), Kazakhstan (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (13), Mongolia (1), the Netherlands (3), Nicaragua (1), Romania (7), the Russian Federation (8), Slovakia (1), Spain (8), Syria (1), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (139: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Spain (1)

• Pliocene of India (2), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 276 collections including 293 occurrences

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