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Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758
EUROPEAN CATTLE
Domestic cattle; Milk cow; Domestic bull; Beef cattle; Aurochs

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Species Bos (Bos) taurus Linnaeus, 1758

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Species Bos (Bos) taurus Linnaeus, 1758

European Cattle

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Introduced from various countries.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Crop, gregarious, herbivore, noctidiurnal.

 

General References

Clutton-Brock, J. 1981. Domesticated Animals from Early Times . London : British Museum 208 pp.

Dawson, T.J., Tierney, P.J. & Ellis, B.A. 1992. The diet of the bridled nailtail wallaby ( Onychogalea fraenata ). II. Overlap in dietary niche breadth and plant preferences with the black-striped wallaby ( Macropus dorsalis ) and domestic cattle. Wildlife Research 19 : 79-87

Ellis, B.A., Tierney, P.J. & Dawson, T.J. 1992. The diet of the bridled nailtail wallaby ( Onychogalea fraenata ). I. Site and seasonal influences and dietary overlap with the black-striped wallaby ( Macropus dorsalis ) and domestic cattle. Wildlife Research 19 : 65-78

Groves, C.P. 1981. Systematic relationships in the Bovini (Artiodactyla, Bovidae). Zeitschrift für Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 19 : 264-278

Grubb, P. 1993. Order Artiodactyla. pp. 377-414 in Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D-A. M. (eds). Mammal species of the world: A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second Edition . Washington : Smithsonian Institute 1206 pp.

Hafez, E.S.E. & Schein, M.W. 1962. The behaviour of cattle. pp. 247-296 in Hafez, E.S.E. (ed.). The Behaviour of Domestic Animals . London : Baillière, Tindall & Cox.

Haltenorth, T. 1963. Klassifikation der Säugetiere: Artiodactyla. Handbuch der Zoologie Berlin 8 (teil 1, lfg. 32): 1-167 pls 1-16

Long, J.L. 1972. Introduced birds and mammals in Western Australia. Agricultural Protection Board Western Australia Technical Service 1 : 1-30

McKnight, T. 1976. Friendly vermin. A survey of feral livestock in Australia. University of California Publications in Geography 21 : i-viii 1-104

 

Common Name References

ABRS 2001. Census of Australian Vertebrates. Australian Biological Resources Study. (European Cattle)

 

History of changes

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Domesticated Cattle
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Domesticated Cattle
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Hebrides Milk Cow (domestic)
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UCMP specimen card
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UCMP specimen card
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Domestic Cattle
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Polled Hereford
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