Zygolophodon aegyptensis Sanders and Miller 2002

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Alternative combination: Zygolophodon aegytensis

Full reference: W. J. Sanders and E. R. Miller. 2002. New proboscideans from the early Miocene of Wadi Mogahara, Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(2):388-404

Belongs to Zygolophodon according to W. J. Sanders et al. 2010

See also Sanders and Miller 2002 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Zygolophodon morotoensis, Zygolophodon tapiroides, Zygolophodon turicensis

Type specimen: DPC 9009. Its type locality is Wadi Moghra, which is in a MN 4 marginal marine sandstone in the Moghara Formation of Egypt.

Distribution: found only at Wadi Moghra

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