Alces Gray 1821 (moose)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Alcinae according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Grubb 2000, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Shoshani et al. 1989 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Libralces, Pseudalces

Subtaxa: Alces alces Alces americanus Alces machlis Alces shimeki

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Type: Cervus alces

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Germany (5), Hungary (3), Italy (3), the Netherlands (3), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (9: Alaska, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Moldova (1)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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