Genus URSUS

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Animalia / Chordata
Cephalochordata / Gnathostomata
Mammalia / Theria
Eutheria / Placentalia
Laurasiatheria / n.a.
Euarchonta / Carnivora
Caniformia / n.a.
Canoidea / Ursidae
Ursinae / Ursus
Age:
Distribution:
Pliocene - Recent
North America, Europe, Northern Africa, Asia

Depicted on:

Afghanistan, 1998 (800 A.)
Bulgaria, 1971 (2 c.)
Burundi, 2013 (M.S. margin)
Cuba, 2002 (65 c.)
Guinea, 1987 (300 Fr., set in sheet, 'Ours des Cavernes' M.S. and margin)
Guinea, 2009 ('Ours des Cavernes' M.S. and M.S. margin, 300 Fr., overprinted 15000 FG.)
Korea (North), 1994 (sheet 2 margin)
Macedonia, 1998 (4 D., skull)
Moldovia, 2010 (1 L.)
Monaco, 2000 (5,20 Fr., skull at bottom left)
Mozambique, 2012 (M.S.)
Niger, 2013 (position 1 of sheet)
Romania, 1966 (5 b., skeleton and reconstruction)
Romania, 2007 (7,20 L., skull and reconstruction, also a cover.)
Slovenia, 2016 (€0,58., skull)
Tonga, 1996 (1 $.)
United Kingdom, 2006 (£1.12)
 
Cancel, Semriach, Austria, 1994. SHOW SCAN
Cancel, Rübeland, German Democratic Republic, 1953, 1968 SHOW SCAN,
Cancel, Uftrungen, German Democratic Republic, 1959 SHOW SCAN,
Cancel, Uftrungen, German Democratic Republic, 1960, 1969 SHOW SCAN,
Cancel, Erpfingen, German Federal Republic, 1951 SHOW SCAN,
Cancel, Erpfingen, German Federal Republic, 1959 SHOW SCAN 1962, 1974,
Cancel, Sonnenbühl, German Federal Republic, 1976 SHOW SCAN.
 
Meter franking, Nordrhein-Westfalen Geological Survey, Krefeld, German Federal Republic, 2004 SHOW SCAN.
 
Note: All items mentioned here show Ursus spelaeus, the cave bear from the Pleistocene of Europe.
 
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