Bos planifrons

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Bos planifrons
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Bos
Species:
B. planifrons
Binomial name
Bos planifrons
Lydekker, 1878

Bos planifrons (flat-fronted cattle) was a bovine species from the Siwaliks of India and Pakistan. It may have been the ancestor of the Indian Aurochs Bos primigenius namadicus. Its type is a skull.

References[edit]

  • Zong, G. 1984. A record of Bos primigenius from the Quaternary of the Aba Tibetan Autonomous Region. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, Volume XXII No. 3 pp. 239–245. Translated by Will Downs, April 1991. Online pdf (62 kB)