Bootherium Harlan 1825 (antelope)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Synonym: Symbos Osgood 1905

Parent taxon: Bovidae according to L. B. Albright et al. 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Guthrie 1992, Kirkland et al. 1997, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Pinsof 1998, Skwara and Walker 1989 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Antilopina, Antilopinae, Antilospira, Bibos, Bovinae, Brabovus, Bucapra, Cambayella, Camelopardalina, Capra depressa, Capra reversa, Caprina, Caprinae, Criotherium, Deperetia, Dorcadoryx, Dorcadoxa, Dytikodorcas, Eosyncerus, Euceratherium, Gallogoral, Gazella, Gazellospira, Gentrytragus, Gobiocerus, Grevenobos, Hanhaicerus, Helicoportax, Helicotragus, Hemibos, Hemistrepsiceros, Hesperidoceras, Hezhengia, Hippotraginae, Hypsodontinae, Kabulicornis, Kobikeryx, Kubanotragus, Leptobos, Leptotragus, Liops, Lyrocerus, Majoreas, Megalovis, Mesembriacerus, Mesembriportax, Microtragus, Miotragocerus, Moschiola, Namacerus, Neotragocerus, Nisidorcas, Oiocerini, Olonbulukia, Oreonager, Orygotherium, Pachygazella, Pachyportax, Pachytragus, Palaeoreas, Palaeoryx, Paraprotoryx, Paratragocerus, Parurmiatherium, Peleinae, Perimia, Platybos, Pliotragus, Proamphibos, Procamptoceras, Procobus, Prodamaliscus, Proleptobos, Prosinotragus, Prostrepsiceros, Protoryx, Protragelaphus, Protragocerus, Pseudobos, Pseudoeotragus, Pseudotragus, Pultiphagonides, Qurliqnoria, Rhynchotragus, Rhynotragus, Ruticeros, Samokeros, Selenoportax, Shensispira, Sinoreas, Sinoryx, Sinotragus, Sivacapra, Sivaceros, Sivaportax, Sivatragus, Sivoryx, Skoufotragus, Spirocerus, Sporadotragus, Strepsiportax, Strogulognathus, Tchaltacerus, Tethytragus, Toribos, Torticornis, Tossunnoria, Tragelaphinae, Tragocerus, Tragoportax, Tragoreas, Tragospira, Tsaidamotherium, Turritragus, Urmiatheriinae, Wellsiana

Subtaxa: Bootherium bombifrons

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), United States (36: Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 40 collections including 42 occurrences

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