Bison latifrons Harlan 1825 (bison)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Alternative combination: Bos latifrons

Synonyms: Bison alleni Marsh 1877, Bison angularis Figgins 1933, Bison arizonica Blake 1898, Bison crampianus Cope 1894, Bison ferox Marsh 1877, Bison regius Hay 1913, Bison rotundus Figgins 1933, Bos arizonica Blake 1898, Bos crampianus Cope 1894, Harlanus americana Harlan , Sus americana Harlan , Sus americanus Harlan

Belongs to Bison according to J. N. McDonald 1981

See also Frick 1937, Green and Martin 1960, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1854, Leidy 1860, Leidy 1873, Marsh 1877, McClung 1905, Slaughter 1966 and Wilson 1974

Sister taxa: Bison alaskensis, Bison antiquus, Bison bison, Bison bonasus, Bison francisi, Bison priscus, Bison sylvestris

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer


• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), United States (25: California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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