Alces alces Linnaeus 1758 (moose)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Alternative combination: Cervus alces

Synonyms: Alces alces americanus Clinton 1822, Alces muswa Richardson 1852, Alces runnymedensis Hay 1923, Cervalces americanus Clinton 1822, Cervus americanus Clinton 1822

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

Belongs to Alces according to G. G. Boeskorov 2006

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Churcher 1991, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lydekker 1915, Richardson 1854, Thomas 1911 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Alces americanus, Alces machlis, Alces shimeki, Alus


• Quaternary of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec collections), Germany (2), Italy (3), the Netherlands (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (6: Indiana, Michigan, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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