Bootherium bombifrons Harlan 1825

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative combinations: Bos bombifrons, Ovibos bombifrons

Synonyms: Bison appalachicolus Rhoads 1895, Bootherium appalachicolus Rhoads 1895, Bootherium brazosis Hesse 1942, Bootherium cavifrons Leidy 1852, Bootherium nivicolens Hay 1915, Bootherium sargenti Gidley 1908, Gidleya zuniensis Gidley 1906, Liops zuniensis Gidley 1906, Ovibos appalachicolus Rhoads 1895, Ovibos cavifrons Leidy 1852, Ovibos giganteus Frick 1937, Ovibos zuniensis Gidley 1906, Scaphoceros cavifrons Leidy 1852, Scaphoceros tyrelli Osgood 1905, Scaphoceros tyrrelli Osgood 1905, Symbos australis Brown 1908, Symbos cavifrons Leidy 1852, Symbos convexifrons Barbour 1934, Symbos promptus Hay 1921, Symbos tyrelli Osgood 1905

Belongs to Bootherium according to H. Kirkland et al. 1997

See also Barbour 1934, Frick 1937, Gidley 1906, Gidley 1908, Hay 1915, Hay 1921, Hills and Wilson 2003, Jakway 1961, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Nelson and Madsen 1987 and Skwara and Walker 1989

Sister taxa: none

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (13: Arkansas, Idaho, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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