Alces latifrons Johnson, 1874

Broad-fronted moose



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cervalces latifrons Johnson, 1874


Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene-Holocene border





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Johnson, Randall. (1874). Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, and Geology Series 4, vol. 13.


Other references:

Breda, Marzia; Pini, Roberta; Ravazzi, Cesare (2005). "The palaeoenvironment of Cervalces latifrons (Johnson, 1874) from Fornaci di Ranica (late Early Pleistocene, Northern Italy)". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 216 (1-2): 99-118.

Jęcz, Witold and Marciszak, Adrian. (2021). Uncertain taxonomical position of Vulpes cf. praeglacialis (Kormos, 1932) from lowermost layers of Biśnik Cave, p. 43. In: Ratajczak-Skrzatek U., Kovalchuk O., Stefaniak K. (eds.). Proceedings of INQUA SEQS 2021 Conference, Wrocław, Poland. University of Wrocław & Polish Geological Society. 119 pp.

Koenigswald, W. von and Menger, F. (1997). Mögliches Auftreten von Trogontherium cuvieri und Alces latifrons im letzten Interglazial der nördlichen Oberrheinebene. Cranium 14(1): 2-10.


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