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Definition of the noun Alces Americanus
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Alces americanus is a species of Alces, described by Clinton in 1822.
- synonyms: species Alces americanus / Cervus americanus / species Cervus americanus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Artiodactyla
- family: Cervidae
- genus: Alces
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alces americanus is a kind of Alces, described by Clinton in 1822.
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- Subspecies Alces Americanus Shirasi
- subspecies Alces americanus americanus
- subspecies Alces americanus cameloides
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called Alces americanus. It is the largest animal of its kind in America, and corresponds to the elk of Europe, being very different from the American elk or wapiti, Elaphus (Cervus) canadensis. The male may attain the height of 17 hands , and ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
by most considered specifically distinct from the elk of Europe, and then called Alces americanus. it is the largest animal of its kind in America, and corresponds to the elk of Europe, being verydifferentfrom the American elk or wapiti, Etaphus ...
A closely related species (Alces americanus) is known in America as the moose, under which name its characteristics are described. In the Old World the elk formerly ranged throughout all the forested region north of the mountains from ...
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Moose (Cervidae: Alces americanus) Antlered Male
Photographed at the Glacial Ridge NWR, Minnesota (09 October 2010). Go here...
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