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Bos palaesondaicus
Bos palaesondaicus skull
Bos palaesondaicus skull at Naturalis.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Family Bovidae
Genus Bos
Species Bos palaesondaicus
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

Bos palaesondaicus occurred on Pleistocene Java (Indonesia) and belongs to the Bovinae subfamily. It has been described by the Dutch paleoanthropologist Eugène Dubois in 1908. The holotype of Bos palaesondaicus is a skull from Trinil. This species is the likely ancestor to the Banteng (Bos javanicus).

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