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Ovibos yukonensis Gidley 1908 (muskox)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49515

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1908. Descriptions of two new species of Pleistocene ruminants of the genera Ovibos and Bo├Âtherium, with notes on the latter genus. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 34(1627):681-684

Belongs to Ovibos according to J. W. Gidley 1908

Sister taxa: Ovibos maximus, Ovibos moschatus

Type specimen: USNM 5728, a partial skull (The greater portion of a skull, but lacking the nasals, the premaxillaries and most of the teeth)

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser