Bison Smith, 1827

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaArtiodactylaBovidae

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  • 7

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Overview

Full Name

Bison Smith, 1827

Common names

  • bison eng
  • Bisons deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Living period

5.333 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Ground dwelling

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Artiodactyla
family
Bovidae
genus
Bison
species
7
 
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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.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.