Notiomastodon platensis Ameghino 1888

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Mastodon platensis, Stegomastodon platensis

Synonyms: Haplomastodon (Aleamastodon) guayasensis Hoffstetter 1952, Haplomastodon chimborazi Proaño 1922, Haplomastodon waringi Holland 1920, Mastodon bonaerensis Moreno 1888, Mastodon superbus Ameghino 1888, Stegomastodon superbus Ameghino 1888, Stegomastodon waringi Holland 1920

Belongs to Notiomastodon according to D. Mothé et al. 2012

See also Ameghino 1889, Dantas and Tasso 2007, Hoffstetter 1952, Paula Couto 1956 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Haplomastodon (Aleamastodon)

Average measurements (in mm): Cranium, Max longitudinal diameter of premaxillae diameter 71.5, Cranium, Max longitudinal diameter of temporal fossa at level of jugal arcade diameter 112.5, Cranium, Max orbital diameter diameter 190.0, Distal upper incisor diameter 57.9, Proximal upper incisor diameter 123.0

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (7 collections), Chile (2), Venezuela (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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