Détails de l’enregistrement

Nom scientifique:
Bison bison athabasacae

Taxonomie et nomenclature

Règne:
Animalia
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Statut taxonomique

Courant:
invalid

Indicateurs de qualité des données

Évaluation de la crédibilité de l’enregistrement:
TWG standards met
Traitement des espèces au niveau mondial:

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Hiérarchie taxonomique

- à partir du règne

- un niveau plus bas

Références

Expert(s):
Peter Grubb. 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England
Autres sources:
website: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-05/01; http://www.fws.gov/endangered/
Références:
Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds. 1999-01-01. The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. xxv + 750. 1-56098-845-2. .

Information géographique

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Commentaires

Commentaires:
David Nicolson - ITIS Data Development Coordinator: According to Wilson & Ruff, eds. (1999), "Recent evidence that environmental influences may explain pelage differences between plains and wood bison, and comparisons of mitochondrial DNA, suggest that subspecific distinction may not be justified. This reassessment has important conservation implications because the presumed subspecies athabascae is listed as endangered." They also suggest that "Although most authorities still favor Bison, several recent reviews have advocated placing American bison in the genus Bos." Still, they retain Bison as a valid genus, and list the two subspecies (Bison bison athabascae and Bison bison bison)
Donna J. Reynolds, NatureServe: Delete - database artifact. The correct spelling of subspecies is "athabascae." This is not a literature misspelling. It was spelled correctly in Wilson and Reeder (eds.), 1993, and in Wilson and Ruff (eds.), 1999. Original spelling checked in Rhoads, 1898 and verified as athabascae. I copied the comments to the newly created record B. bison athabascae record

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