Sivatherium maurusium Pomel 1893 (giraffe)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Giraffidae

Alternative combination: Libytherium maurusium

Belongs to Sivatherium according to J. H. Harris et al. 2010

See also Geraads et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Sivatherium hendeyi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Kenya (16), South Africa (2), Tanzania (13)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (8)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (4), Kenya (6), Morocco (1), Tanzania (19)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Uganda (1)

Total: 72 collections each including a single occurrence

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