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Extinct Long-horned Bison & Ancient Bison (Bison latifrons and B. antiquus) Fact Sheet: Bibliography & Resources

Extinct Long-horned Bison & Ancient Bison (Bison latifrons and B. antiquus)


Anderson, E. 1984. Who's who in the Pleistocene: A mammalian bestiary. In: P. Martin and R. Klein (eds.) Quaternary Extinctions, 1984. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona. pp. 76-77.

Buntjer, J. M. Otsen, I Nijman, M. Kuiper, J. Lenstra, 2002. Phylogeny of bovine species based on AFLP fingerprinting. Heredity, 88:46-51.

Duffield, L., 1973. Aging and sexing the post-cranial skeleton of bison. Plains Anthropology 18:132-39.

Fisher, M., G. Koenig, T. White, G. San-Blas, R. Negroni, I. G. Alvarez, B. Wanke, J. Taylor 2001. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98(8) 4558-4562.

Geist, V., 1971. The relation of social evolution and dispersal in ungulates during the Pleistocene, with emphasis on the old world deer and the genus Bison. Quarterly Research, 1:283-315.

Geist, V., 1999. Buffalo Nation. Voyager Press.

Guthrie, D., 1966. Pelage of fossil bison - a new osteological index. Journal of Mammalogy, 47(4): 72.

Guthrie, D., 1970. Bison evolution and zoogeography in North America during the Pleistocene. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 45(1):1-15.

Guthrie, D., 1990. Frozen Fauna of the Mammoth Steppe. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, Illinois.

Jefferson, G. 1989. Seasonal migration of Bison antiquus from Rancho La Brea, California. Quaternary Research 31(1): 107-112.

Jefferson, G., 2001. Rancho la Brea Bison. In: J. Harris (ed), Rancho La Brea: Death Trap and Treasure Trove. Terra 30(2): 33. Los Angeles Natural History Museum Foundation. p. 33.

Kurten, B. and E. Anderson 1980. Pleistocene Mammals of North America.

McDonald, J., 1981. North American Bison, Their classification and Evolution. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London. 316 pp.

Murrow, W. 2006. Holocene coccidioidomycosis: Valley Fever in early Holocene bison (Bison antiquus). The Mycological Society of America. 98(5):669-677.

Peale, R. 1803. Account of some remains of a species of gigantic oxen found in America and other parts of the world. Philosophical Magazine, 15:325-327.

Prusak, B., G. Grzybowski, G. Zieba, 2004. Taxonomic position of Bison bison (Linnaeus 1758) and Bison bonasus (Linnaeus 1758) as determined by means of cytb gene sequence. Animal Science Papers and Reports. 22(1): 27-35.

Rothschild, B. and L. Martin, 2003. Frequency of pathology in a large natural sample from Natural Trap Cave with special remarks on erosive disease in the Pleistocene. Reumatismo. 55(1):58-65.

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