Ovibos Blainville 1816 (muskox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Grubb 2001, Hay 1902 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Aragoral, Benicerus, Capricornis, Damalavus, Hemitragus, Myotragus, Naemorhedini, Ovibovini, Pseudois, Rupicapra, Rupicaprini

Subtaxa: Ovibos moschatus Ovibos yukonensis

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Type: Bos moschatus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of Canada (23: British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), Germany (1), Greenland (53), the Netherlands (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), United States (4: Alaska, California, New Jersey)

Total: 85 collections each including a single occurrence

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