Ovis ammon Linnaeus 1758 (argali)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative combination: Capra ammon

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

See also Leidy 1860, Linnaeus 1758 and Mead and Taylor 2005

Sister taxa: Ovis aries, Ovis canadensis, Ovis cervina, Ovis dalli, Ovis dorshi, Ovis europea, Ovis nivicola, Ovis shantungensis, Ovis vignei

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1), Sudan (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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