Bos Linnaeus 1758 (ox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Bovini according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 2003

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Burney et al. 2008, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Carroll 1988, Gentry 2010, Gray 1825, Grubb 2001, Hassanin and Douzery 1999, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860 and Owen 1848

Sister taxa: Bovina, Bubalina, Pelorovis, Pseudorygini, Ugandax

Subtaxa: Bos acutifrons Bos bubaloides Bos caffer Bos gaurus Bos grunniens Bos indicus Bos javanicus Bos makapaani Bos palaethiopicus Bos planifrons Bos primigenius Bos sauveli Bos taurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), Argentina (3), China (1), Egypt (40), Eritrea (1), France (8), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greece (4), India (2), Israel (4), Italy (18), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (13), Madagascar (2), Morocco (5), the Netherlands (4), Niger (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (12), Spain (7), Sudan (6), Syria (2), Turkey (2), Turkmenistan (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (1), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), India (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 161 collections including 169 occurrences

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