Bison Smith, 1827

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaArtiodactylaBovidae

  • 21,769

    Occurrences
  • 10

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Bison Smith, 1827

Common names

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted genus

Published in

in Griffith’s Cuvier, Anim. Kingd., Mamm. Syn.: 373

Living period

5.333 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Ground dwelling

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Artiodactyla
family
Bovidae
genus
Bison
species
10
 
complete classification

Appears in

Occurrence datasets

Bibliography

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 91 Thirty-five generic names of Mammals placed on the Official List of Generic Names.Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 73(4), 1 (1926)

McMillan,B. R.,Cottam,M. R.,Kaufman,D. W. (2000) Wallowing behavior of American bison (Bos bison) in tallgrass prairie: an examination of alternate explanations
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/39779

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (123608584) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.