Bos primigenius

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Noun1.Bos primigenius - large recently extinct long-horned European wild oxBos primigenius - large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
wild ox, ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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Present day domestic cattle were domesticated from the extinct aurochs, Bos primigenius (Payne, 1991; Troy et al., 2001).
Cattle are believed to have originated from Bos primigenius in the southwest Asia (Bos taurus) between 8,000-10,000 YA and south Asia (Bos indicus) [1,2], and spread throughout the old world following the human trade and migration [3].
O germoplasma de bovinos foi introduzido no Brasil ha cerca de 450 anos pelos colonizadores, com animais oriundos de Portugal e Espanha e pertencentes a especie Bos primigenius taurus.
Os estudos recentes de DNAmt de fosseis e de animais viventes indicam que populacoes do extinto auroque (Bos primigenius) foram os progenitores do gado europeu (Bos taurus) e do gado zebu (Bos indicus), dai a proposta de uma nova denominacao para as duas subespecies: Bos primigenius taurus e Bos primigenius indicus, para taurinos e zebuinos, respectivamente (3).
Influence of Hybridization of Azeri Native Zebu (Bos primigenius Indicus or Bos indicus) on Subsequent Milk Production and Reproductive Performance.