Bison bison athabascae Rhoads, 1897

Woodland bison, Mountain bison

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1940's or before

Rediscovered in 1957

 

Distribution

 

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

RHOADS, 1897, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, vol. 49, pp. 492-500.

 

Other references:

Funck, Juliette et al. (2020). Stable isotopic signatures in modern wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) hairs as telltale biomarkers of nutritional stress. Canadian Journal of Zoology. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2019-0185

Joslin, Paul and Maryanka, Daphne. (1968). Endangered Mammals of the World: Report on Status and Action Treatment. IUCN Publications, New Series, Supplementary Paper No. 13: 34 pp.

Kelly, Abigail et al. (2021). Dietary paleoecology of bison and horses on the mammoth steppe of eastern Beringia based on dental microwear and mesowear analyses. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 572: 110394. [Abstract]

Skinner, Morris F. and Kaisen Ove C. (1947). The fossil bison of Alaska and preliminary revision of the genus. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 89(3): 123-256, text figures 1-5, plates 8-26, tables 1-25, maps 1-3.

 

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