Eritherium Gheerbrant 2009 (proboscidean)

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Full reference: E. Gheerbrant. 2009. Paleocene emergence of elephant relatives and the rapid radiation of African ungulates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 106(26):10717-10721

Parent taxon: Proboscidea according to E. Gheerbrant 2009

Sister taxa: Amebelodontidae, Arcanotherium, Barytherioidea, Caenobasileus, Caenobasileus tremontigerus, Cryptomastodon, Deinotherioidea, Elephantiformes, Elephantoidea, Euelephantoidea, Hemimastodontidae, Mastodontidae, Moeritherioidea, Neodesmostylus, Plesielephantiformes

Subtaxa: Eritherium azzouzorum

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Type: Eritherium azzouzorum

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Sidi Chennane (Paleocene of Morocco)

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