Bison bison oregonus Bailey, 1932

Oregon bison



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1840's?; 1850 (Goodwin & Goodwin, 1973)



Oregon, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

BAILEY, 1932, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, vol. 45, p. 48.


Other references:

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

FIGGINS, 1933, Proc. Colorado Mus. Nat. Hist., vol. 12, no. 4, p. 32

FRICx, 1937, Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., vol. 69, pp. 578, 593.

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

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.

STOCK, 1937, Westways, vol. 29, no. 2, p. 29.


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