Idaho Virtual Museum

IMNH 714/40119 -- Bison alaskensis

Courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation Upper Snake Field Office

  • Common Name

    Alaskan bison

  • Species

    Bison alaskensis

  • Specimen Number

    IMNH 714/40119

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Cause Of Death

    Unknown

  • Mass

    0

  • Age

    Pleistocene

  • Repository

    IMNH Paleontology

  • City

    Pocatello, Idaho USA

  • Collection

    JAW Repository

  • Collector

    Prof. C. Greene, Stanford University

  • Owner

    Bureau of Reclamation

  • Comment

    Nicknamed "Stan" or "Stanford specimen". First mentioned in 1899 publication by F.A. Lucas, published or mentioned by Hay (1913, 1927), Frick (1937), Skinner and Kaisen (1947), Hay (1914), McDonald's North American Bison (1981:123) & Pinsof, 1991.

Alternative Views

Cranium

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Alaskan bison (Cranium - Overview)

Overview

Alaskan bison (Cranium - Cranial)

Cranial