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Bison bonasus Linnaeus 1758 (bison)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149695

Alternative combination: Bos bonasus

Synonym: Bison europaeus Owen 1849 (taxon 239723)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Bison according to O. Thomas 1911

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

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 464.4, humerus length 390.9, radius length 351.9, scapula 517.1 x 284.1, skull 520.1 x 291.9, tibia length 455.2, ulna length 475.6

Estimated body mass: 268.3 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length