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Palaeoloxodon tiliensis

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Taxonomy
Elephas tiliensis was named by Theodorou et al. (2007). Its type specimen is AMPG.T, various numbers, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Charkadio Cave, Tilos, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in Greece.

It was recombined as Palaeoloxodon tiliensis by Athanassiou et al. (2019).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Elephas tiliensis Theodorou et al. p. 21
2019Palaeoloxodon tiliensis Athanassiou et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
superfamilyElephantoidea
familyElephantidae
subfamilyElephantinaeGray 1821
tribeElephantiniGray 1821
genusPalaeoloxodon
speciestiliensis()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available