Rangifer tarandus Linnaeus 1758 (reindeer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Alternative combination: Cervus tarandus

Synonym: Rangifer muscatinensis Leidy 1879

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 Rangifer according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Anderson and White 1975, Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxon: Rangifer arcticus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (9: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), France (7), Germany (8), Greenland (10), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (3), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (6), the United Kingdom (3), United States (17: Alabama, Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 67 collections including 68 occurrences

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