Zygolophodon turicensis Schintz 1824 (mastodon)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Alternative combination: Mastodon turicensis

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

See also Madden 1980 and Shoshani and Tassy 2005

Sister taxa: Zygolophodon aegyptensis, Zygolophodon morotoensis, Zygolophodon tapiroides

Ecology: ground dwelling browser


• Miocene of Algeria (1 collection), France (9), Germany (1), Greece (1), Macedonia (1), Moldova (2), Slovakia (4), Ukraine (2)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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