Tetrabelodon angustidens Cuvier 1806 (gomphothere)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combination: Mastodon angustidens

Belongs to Tetrabelodon according to C. W. Andrews 1903

See also Ameghino 1889, Hay 1902 and Nordmann 1860

Sister taxa: Gomphotherium anguirvalis, Gomphotherium angustidens, Gomphotherium brewsterensis, Gomphotherium connexus, Gomphotherium emmonsi, Gomphotherium gratum, Gomphotherium nebrascensis, Gomphotherium ngorora, Gomphotherium obscurum, Gomphotherium productum, Gomphotherium pygmaeus, Gomphotherium rugosidens, Gomphotherium shensiensis, Gomphotherium simplicidens, Gomphotherium wimani, Serridentinus mongoliensis, Serridentinus filholi, Tetrabelodon osborni, Trilophodon ligoniferus

Subtaxa: Mastodon angustidens libyca

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Neogene of Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Kenya (1), Libya (1), Malta (1), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (3)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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