Palaeoloxodon recki Dietrich 1915

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Alternative combination: Elephas recki

Belongs to Palaeoloxodon according to M. P. Ferretti 2008

See also Geraads et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Elephas (Euelephas), Elephas beyeri, Elephas chaniensis, Elephas creticus, Elephas cypriotes, Elephas falconeri, Elephas maximus, Elephas melitensis, Elephas moghrebiensis, Elephas nawataensis, Elephas priscus, Loxodonta (Palaeoloxodon) tokunagai, Palaeoloxodon antiquus, Palaeoloxodon mnaidriensis, Palaeoloxodon naumanni

Subtaxa: Elephas recki recki Palaeoloxodon recki atavus Palaeoloxodon recki brumpti

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (4 collections), Egypt (1), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (117), Kenya (36), Namibia (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), Tanzania (24)

• Pliocene to Holocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (4), Djibouti (1), Ethiopia (6), Kenya (14), Malawi (3), South Africa (1), Uganda (2)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (19), Kenya (4), Malawi (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1)

Total: 246 collections including 256 occurrences

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