Fossilworks: Bison antiquus

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Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44508

Synonyms: Bison antiquus taylori Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 161544), Bison californicus Rhoads 1897 (no. 44512), Bison figginsi Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 44517), Bison kansensis McClung 1905 (no. 44520), Bison occidentalis Lucas 1898 (no. 44522), Bison oliverhayi Figgins 1933 (no. 44523), Bison pacificus Hay 1927 (no. 44524), Bison taylori Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 44530), Bison texanus Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 44531), Bos scaphoceras (no. 44614), Ovis scaphoceras (no. 49522), Simobison figginsi Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 51570), Stelabison occidentalis Lucas 1898 (no. 51774), Stelabison taylori Hay and Cook 1928 (no. 51775)

Belongs to Bison according to J. N. McDonald 1981

Sister taxa: Bison alaskensis, Bison bison, Bison bonasus, Bison francisi, Bison latifrons, Bison priscus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Average measurements (in mm): M1 31.7 x 26.1, M2 37.4 x 26.2, M3 38.0 x 30.5, m1 33.1 x 16.7, m2 41.2 x 17.9, m3 54.7 x 19.7